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California DFEH updates FAQ on sexual harassment prevention training in light of new deadline to comply

USA - January 7 2020 The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”) recently updated its Sexual Harassment Prevention Training FAQ guidance to address...

Ryan M. Bates, M. Brett Burns.

California Appellate Court Rules that a Service Charge Could Be a Gratuity under the Labor Code

USA - December 17 2019 A recent California appellate court decision has held that a banquet hall’s “mandatory service charge” could, under the right circumstances, be a...

Ryan A. Glasgow.

Illinois Enacts AI Interview Law Amid an International Trend Toward Regulation

USA, United Kingdom, European Union - November 18 2019 Imagine a future in which Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) does the recruiting and hiring at U.S. companies. Every new hire will be the uniquely...

Robert T. Quackenboss.

Ninth Circuit Reinstates California Off-The-Clock Work Claims Related to Post-Shift Security Checks

USA - July 23 2019 In a unanimous decision in Rodriguez v. Nike Retail Srvs., the Ninth Circuit overturned a California district court’s ruling in a wage and hour class...

Ryan A. Glasgow.

Ninth Circuit Determines that Dynamex Independent Contractor Test Applies Retroactively to Franchisors

USA - May 8 2019 On May 2, 2019, the Ninth Circuit ruled in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, holding that the new independent contractor test established...

Ryan A. Glasgow.