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California Enacts New PAGA Amendments as Part of Governor’s Budget Bill

USA - July 5 2016 The Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”) authorizes aggrieved employees to file lawsuits to recover civil penalties on behalf of themselves…

Lynne C. Hermle, Megan M. Lawson

Despite Veteran-Friendly Construction, Liability Under USERRA’s Anti-Discrimination Provisions Still Requires Adverse Employment Action

USA - June 1 2016 The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (“USERRA”), 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301-4335, prohibits discrimination against employees…

Andrew R. Livingston

Employers Left Hanging Again: Coates v. Farmers Reaches Settlement & Still No Answers on Interpreting California’s Fair Pay Act

USA - May 10 2016 What many were hoping would bring clarity to California’s Fair Pay Act, further left employers in the dark on how to interpret the Act. On April 29…

Erin M. Connell, Megan M. Lawson

Managers Beware: Individual Liability Confirmed Under USERRA

USA - February 5 2016 The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (“USERRA”), 38 U.S.C. §§ 4301-4335, prohibits discrimination against employees…

Joseph C. Liburt

Time to pay up? California adopts stronger equal pay protections

USA - October 20 2015 With Governor Jerry Brown’s signature, California officially amended its equal pay legislation through the California Fair Pay Act (the Act) to…

Michael Disotell, Jill L. Rosenberg