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West Hollywood employers now must provide 96 hours of paid time off for full-time employees

USA - July 1 2022 As of Friday, July 1, non-hotel employers with full-time employees in West Hollywood must provide up to 96 hours of compensated time off (“CTO”) each…

California Supreme Court to Determine Scope of Employer Liability for At-Home Spread of COVID-19

USA - June 27 2022 Last week, the California Supreme Court agreed to decide two unique questions with far-reaching implications for employer liability: (1) may an…

The U.S. Supreme Court says PAGA representative action waivers are enforceable after all

USA - June 24 2022 On June 15, 2022, in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, Case No. 20-1573,_ U.S. _ (2022), by an 8-1 majority, the U.S. States Supreme Court held…

Employer need not reimburse travel expenses for drug test

USA - June 16 2022 A federal appeals court recently affirmed a summary judgment entered in favor of WinCo Foods in a class action alleging that WinCo should have…

Despite employee-friendly test, California Court of Appeal finds in favor of employer in whistleblower retaliation claim

USA - June 13 2022 As we reported here, earlier this year, the California Supreme Court confirmed a relaxed standard by which employees can prove whistleblower…

L.A. Jury Delivers Mother of All Verdicts - $464 Million to Two Employees!

USA - June 6 2022 As we have previously reported, jury verdicts in employment cases have continued to skyrocket in recent months, and there is no sign they are…

Several State “Job Killer” Bills Move One Step Closer to Passage

USA - June 3 2022 As covered previously here, the California Chamber of Commerce (“Chamber”) once again has identified a handful of “job killer” bills making their way…

Employee with mild symptoms of covid-19 was not “disabled” under California law

USA - May 25 2022 In Michelle Roman v. Hertz Local Edition Corp., a United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of California granted summary judgment…

Netflix “Sees What’s Next” with New Policy Addressing Employee Activism

USA - May 24 2022 In a significant change of course among major employers, Netflix recently made several changes to its employee culture memo, which is now called…

California “Women on Boards” Law Ruled Unconstitutional, but California Will Appeal

USA - May 20 2022 Last Friday, the Los Angeles Superior Court in CREST et al. V. Padilla (“CREST”) held that Senate Bill 826 (“SB 826”), also known as the “Women on…