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Supreme Court Uses Labor Case To Again Stifle Presidential Power
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

In a decision released today, a 6 to 2 majority of the Supreme Court restricted the President’s power to fill high-level administrative positions


It’s Getting Hot in Here! - Employers React with Concern and Confusion to CalOSHA Draft Indoor Heat Illness Standard
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

For the past 12 years, California has maintained a CalOSHA standard designed to minimize heat illness in outdoor places of employment. However


Latest Misclassification Settlement Fails To Lyft Sharing Economy Companies
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

Late last week, a federal court judge in California approved a settlement agreement whereby ride-sharing company Lyft agreed to pay $27 million to


Hot List - What’s Happening in the California Legislature 320-324
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

Our weekly California Legislature “hot list” provides you with a preview of the bills that are up (as well as other important legislative action) the


The Future Rise Of The “Contributor” - Are We Closer To Finding That Elusive Third Category Of Worker?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

According to a recent survey by Randstad US, an HR and staffing services company a growing number of workers prefer to be known as “contributors”


EEOC Launches New Five-City Trial For Online Employee Inquiries
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has just added a fourth option for employees to file charges against their employers - an online


Will Austin Come Crawling Back To Uber And Lyft?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

The sharing economy has become so entrenched in our vocabulary and culture, it’s hard to remember when exactly the romance began. For Uber, the story


How Does Ohio’s New Gun Law Affect You?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 14 2017

On March 21, 2017, a new gun law goes into effect in Ohio that will expand the rights of concealed carry permit holders, allow active duty members of


Immigration Compliance Dangers In The Shared Economy
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 14 2017

There is no greater area of business innovation than in the shared economy. Companies like Uber, Airbnb and Postmates are among the leaders in


Appeals Court Refuses To Extend Title VII Coverage To Sexual Orientation
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 14 2017

On Friday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals declined to extend Title VII’s protections to sexual orientation discrimination, but reinforced that