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Weekly “Day of Rest” Provision Still Allows California Employees to Work Up to 12 Consecutive Days

USA - May 19 2017 California employees are entitled to one rest day per seven days, but that rest day can fall on any day of the workweek, the California Supreme Court…

Dorna Moini, Wendy M. Lazerson.

California Supreme Court Adopts Task-Based Interpretation of Wage Order that Requires Employers to Provide Seats if “Nature of the Work Reasonably Permits”

USA - April 6 2016 In an opinion issued Monday, April 4, the California Supreme Court clarified the State’s rules about when an employer must provide employees with…

Geoffrey B. Kehlmann, Heidi Larson Howell.

Employers can be liable for retaliating against an employee who filed an FCA claim against a former employer

USA - June 10 2015 In a case raising an issue of first impression, a court recently held that an employer can be held liable under the FCA's retaliation provisions for…

Joseph C. Cooper, Scott D. Stein.

SEC takes first enforcement action involving employee agreement restricting disclosures to government

USA - April 2 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission made good on its promise to crack down on employment-related agreements that it believes improperly restrict…

Ami N. Wynne, John P. Kelsh, Sarah M. Konsky, Scott D. Stein.

Whistleblower protection: OSHA issues interim final rule implementing Consumer Financial Protection Act regulations

USA - April 4 2014 The Occupational Safety & Health Administration ("OSHA") issued an interim final rule on April 3, 2014 establishing procedures for employee…

Brian J. Gold.