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California Enacts Sweeping Independent Contractor Reform

USA - October 1 2019 Last year, the California Supreme Court adopted the so-called “ABC test” for purposes of enforcing the State Industrial Welfare Commission Wage…

Jonathan Judge.

NLRB Issues New Guidance On Handbook Rules and Procedures

USA - June 28 2018 On June 6, 2018, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) released a memorandum, offering new guidance on how the NLRB will…

Jonathan Judge, Robert Fried.

High Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

USA - May 25 2018 On May 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision upholding class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements…

Ronald W. Novotny.

Are you Properly Classifying your Caddie? Avoid Pitfalls in Caddie Misclassification

USA - January 12 2018 A common and reoccurring problem that private clubs encounter is the proper classification of caddies and other club workers. Clubs often classify…

Cindy Strom Arellano.

General Contractors Potentially Liable for Their Subcontractors’ Failure to Pay Wages and Other Fringe Benefits Under Private Works Construction Contracts Entered on or after January 1, 2018

USA - November 1 2017 On October 14, 2017, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1701 into law as California Labor Code § 218.7. This newly enacted law imposes…

Jillian N. Alexander, Jonathan S. Vick, Thomas W. Kovacich,.