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Articles: 11-20 of 134

NLRB Interest Rate Will Increase to Five Percent

USA - March 19 2018 Board awards in unfair labor practice cases are usually premised in a make-whole remedy which, in the case of back-pay awards for example, include…

New York City Employers Must Provide Temporary Work Schedule Changes to Employees for “Personal Events” Beginning July 18, 2018

USA - March 16 2018 On January 19, 2018, New York City adopted Int. 1399-A (“Law”) which requires employers to provide most city-based employees with up to two temporary…

Technical Foul - Your March Madness Office Bracket May Be Illegal

USA - March 15 2018 March Madness has arrived! The 2018 NCAA Basketball Tournaments tip-off March 15 and continue through the Women’s and Men’s National Championship…

Hold the Phone! Reimbursing Employees for Cell Phone Use in California

USA - February 22 2018 It is well known that employers must reimburse California employees for cell phone use when employees are required to use their personal cell phones…

Individual Liability for California Wage-and-Hour Violations: Developments on California Authority in 2017

USA - October 20 2017 Can employees sue individuals for wage-and-hour violations? That is the question numerous trial courts have been asked since the enactment of…

Interesting Angles on the DOL’s Fiduciary Rule #63

USA - September 27 2017 On August 31, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its proposal to extend the transition period for three prohibited transaction exemptions until…

Is Your Parental Leave Policy Really Gender Neutral?

USA - August 21 2017 On June 15, 2017, J.P. Morgan Chase employee Derek Rotondo filed a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) alleging that the…

The Ninth Circuit Asks the California Supreme Court to Weigh in on Bag Checks

USA - August 18 2017 On August 16, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order certifying a question regarding an important wage and hour issue to the…

Part VI of “The Restricting Covenant” Series: Veterinarians and Vehicles

USA - August 7 2017 This sixth article in “The Restricting Covenant” Series discusses “mobile” veterinary medical practices, and some unique challenges to securing…

California Supreme Court Ruling on Right to Statewide Discovery in PAGA Actions Is Not as Bad for Employers as It Looks

USA - July 18 2017 In a blow to the defense bar—and, in particular, retail employers—the California Supreme Court, in Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls of CA, LLC)…