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Sullivan v. Oracle corporation: non-residents who perform work in California are governed by California wage hour laws - including daily overtime rules

USA - July 14 2011 In a much-anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court has expanded the scope of California’s complex wage-hour laws to non-resident employees who perform work in California.

Michael S. Kun

The future of employment arbitration agreements – the legacy of AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion

USA - June 9 2011 Employment litigation is growing at a rate far greater than litigation in general. 

Evan J. Spelfogel

OSHA launches website to assist employers with recordkeeping

USA - June 5 2011 The Department of Labor (DOL) is becoming increasingly “tech savvy" since Hilda Solis became the Secretary of Labor. 

California's pregnancy disability leave law may become more generous

USA - May 31 2011 The California Fair Employment & Housing Commission (FEHC) is currently considering proposed Regulations that would provide guidance on the interpretation of California's pregnancy disability leave (PDL) law.

California meal period rules are still unsettled

USA - May 23 2011 California employers have been waiting since October 2008 for the California Supreme Court to issue its decisions in Brinker Restaurant v. Superior Court (review granted Oct. 22, 2008 and Brinkley v. Public Storage (review granted Jan. 14, 2009) on the issue of whether California law requires employers to ensure that non-exempt employees take meal periods or merely to make meal periods available to these employees.