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Supreme Court Will Consider Helix Day Rate Pay Case

USA - May 9 2022 On May 2, 2022, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to Helix Energy Solutions Group Incorporated after Helix lost before the en banc United States…

California Assembly Proposes Data Privacy Law for Workers

USA - May 9 2022 Assembly Bill 1651 or the Workplace Technology Accountability Act, a new bill proposed by California Assembly Member Ash Kalra, would regulate…

EEOC Taking Steps to Include Non-Binary Classification on Forms

USA - May 2 2022 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has started to take affirmative steps to include non-binary classifications on agency forms. In an…

NLRB General Counsel Urges The NLRB To Revive The Joy Silk Doctrine For Union Elections

USA - April 29 2022 On April 11, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel urged the Board to revive the long-abandoned Joy Silk doctrine, which has not…

California Assembly Proposes Four-Day Workweek

USA - April 26 2022 Assembly Bill 2932, a new bill proposed by California Assembly Members Evan Low and Cristina Garcia, would amend Section 510 of the California Labor…

Maryland Becomes the Tenth State to Pass a Paid Family Leave Law

USA - April 12 2022 On April 9, 2022, Maryland became just the tenth state (in addition to the District of Columbia) to enact a paid family and Medical Leave law that…

Cryptocurrency As Compensation: Beware Of The Risks

USA - April 11 2022 A small but growing number of employees are asking for cryptocurrency as a form of compensation. Whether a substitute for wages or as part of an…

Recent Holdings Contain New Defenses to Class Actions

USA - April 7 2022 Of the many class action-related decisions from the last year, two courts issued holdings that are particularly relevant to defending against class…

D.C.’s Ban on Non-Competes Delayed Again

USA - April 5 2022 As we previously reported, in late 2020, the District of Columbia’s Council passed the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 (the…

Keep On Truckin’: California’s Meal And Rest Break Rules Preempted By FMCSA

USA - March 31 2022 On October 4, 2021, the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari on a petition challenging the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that California’s strict…