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Calif. Employees Can Dial for Dollars Under Employers’ On-Call Scheduling Policies

USA - April 8 2019 On Feb. 4, 2019, the California Court of Appeal decided Ward v. Tilly’s, Inc., holding that employers must provide “reporting time pay” when…

Sabrina A. Beldner, Amy Morrissey Turk

In With the New! New California Employment Laws for 2019

USA - December 26 2018 As 2019 quickly approaches, a number of new California laws impacting employers are set to take effect. As a response to the #MeToo and #TimesUp…

Sabrina A. Beldner

Supreme Court Scratches “Triple Bank Shot” Attempt to Invalidate Class/Collective Action Waivers

USA - May 22 2018 In a 5-4 opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis and two companion cases, the U.S. Supreme Court on May 21, 2018, held that class and collective action…

Sabrina A. Beldner, Bruce M. Steen

California Supreme Court Adopts “ABC Test” to Evaluate Independent Contractor Status

USA - May 2 2018 On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a long-awaited opinion in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, clarifying the…

Sabrina A. Beldner, Bruce M. Steen

9th Circuit: Employers May Not Use Pay History as Defense to Equal Pay Act Claims

USA - April 12 2018 Earlier this week, just one day before Equal Pay Day, the 9th Circuit issued an en banc opinion in Rizo v. Yovino, holding that a prospective…

Sabrina A. Beldner