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California Supreme Court Restricts “De Minimis” Defense in State-Law Claims for Small Amounts of Unpaid Wages

USA - July 30 2018 Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, a well-established body of law rejects claims for unpaid minimum wages and overtime based on very small…

Randall D. Avram, Susan W. Pangborn, James Smith

NLRB Reverts to a Broad Test for Determining Joint-Employer Status - At Least, for Now

USA - February 27 2018 In a December 18, 2017 Legal Alert, we reported on the National Labor Relations Board's Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, Ltd. decision. That decision…

John W. Alden, Randall D. Avram, Charles E. Feuss

The NLRB Adopts New Standards for Analyzing Workplace Rules and Determining Joint-Employer Status

USA - December 18 2017 The recent addition to the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) of two new members appointed by President Trump has altered the balance of…

John W. Alden, Randall D. Avram, Charles E. Feuss

California Enacts Law Barring Pre-Employment Inquiries About Salary History

USA - October 13 2017 On October 12, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law a statute that prohibits employers from seeking salary history information…

Randall D. Avram, Susan W. Pangborn, James Smith

California Prohibits Employers from Requiring Out-of-State Litigation and Arbitration

USA - September 28 2016 On September 25, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law a new state statute that, in most instances, prohibits agreements requiring…

Randall D. Avram, Russell A. Jones, Craig A. McDougal, Susan W. Pangborn, James Smith