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California Workplace Law Blog Blog

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California Supreme Court Rebuffs Plaintiffs’ Attempt to Undo Their Agreements Waiving Second Meal Period

USA - December 12 2018 The California Supreme Court has upheld the ability of California health care workers who work more than twelve hours a day voluntarily to waive their…

Lawsuit Filed Against California’s Attorney General Alleging the Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”) is Unconstitutional

USA - December 3 2018 On November 28, 2018, the California Business & Industrial Alliance (an association that represents the interests of small and mid-sized businesses in…

Closing the Unequal Pay Gap: California Releases Guidance to Employers on Complying with the California Fair Pay Act

USA - November 27 2018 Since passing the California Fair Pay Act (“CFPA”) on October 6, 2015, California has remained a trailblazer in its efforts to address and decrease…

The Changing Landscape of Sexual Harassment Claims and Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

USA - November 26 2018 The year 2018 has seen significant shifts in the landscape of gender equality and sexual harassment. Complaints of sexual harassment in California…

New California Law Creates Narrow Rest Break Exemption at Petroleum Facilities

USA - November 5 2018 On September 20, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 2605. This new law provides that unionized employees at petroleum…

To Successfully Oppose Class Certification, You Have To Do The CSI

USA - October 23 2018 Six years after the California Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Brinker v. Superior Court (2012) 53 Cal. 4th 1004, virtually every California…

California Enacts New Laws to Combat Human Trafficking

USA - October 22 2018 On September 27, 2018, California enacted Senate Bill 970 establishing a minimum threshold for human trafficking awareness training and education in…

California Construction Industry Could Avoid Big Civil Penalties Claims: Union Employers Should Review the New Collective Bargaining Exemption to Potential PAGA Claims

USA - October 5 2018 Unionized employers in the construction industry can potentially receive some well-needed relief from California’s Labor Code Private Attorneys…

New California Law Alert! Expanded Requirements for Talent Agencies to Provide Sexual Harassment and Eating Disorder Related Education and Training to Its Artists

USA - October 1 2018 Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law Assembly Bill 2338 which requires talent agencies licensed by the California Labor Commissioner to provide…

Contracting Around Class Actions, a Win for Employers!

USA - September 28 2018 In O’Connor v. Uber Techs., Inc., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 27343 (9th Cir. September 26, 2018), a unanimous panel in the Ninth Circuit found that Uber’s…