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Time Is Not Always Money: Ninth Circuit Holds That Pre-Employment Drug Testing Is Not Compensable Under California Law

USA - June 29 2022 On June 13, 2022, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held in Johnson v. WinCo Foods Holdings, Inc, et al. That class members who were not yet…

Buyer (and Seller) Beware: The FTC Is and Will Come for Your M&A Non-Competes

USA - June 21 2022 Since President Biden’s July 2021 direction to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) to “curtail the unfair use of non-compete clauses and other…

United States Supreme Court Rules Certain Airline Employees Exempt From Federal Arbitration Act

USA - June 16 2022 On June 6, 2022, a unanimous United States Supreme Court issued another key decision interpreting the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) that will have…

Supreme Court Holds That PAGA Representative Waivers Are Enforceable In Certain Significant Respects

USA - June 16 2022 On June 15, 2022, the United States Supreme Court issued its much anticipated decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana. The Supreme Court…

EEOC Issues Guidance Regarding How Employer Software and Artificial Intelligence May Discriminate Against Individuals With Disabilities

USA - June 13 2022 On May 12, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued guidance addressing the application of the Americans with Disabilities…

Now is the Time for Employers to Report Pay Equity Data to the Illinois Labor Department

USA - June 10 2022 For those larger Illinois employers who have not yet reported payroll and diversity data to the Illinois Department of Labor (the “IDOL”), now may be…

California Supreme Court Holds Meal Period Premiums Are “Wages” and May Trigger Wage Statement and Waiting Time Penalties

USA - May 25 2022 On May 23, 2022, in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc., P.3d (2022), the California Supreme Court issued an important wage-and-hour decision…

Reminder: San Francisco’s Family Friendly Workplace Amended Ordinance Takes Effect July 2022

USA - May 25 2022 On July 13, 2022, San Francisco’s amended Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance (FFWO) goes into effect. All employers who conduct business and have…

Court Enjoins Law Requiring California Businesses Have Women on Their Board of Directors

USA - May 19 2022 On May 13, 2022, a law requiring publicly held corporations headquartered in California to have women on the Board of Directors was enjoined from…

Treasury Department Proposes Non-Loan Status for Earned Wage Access

USA - May 16 2022 In March, U.S. Department of Treasury issued its annual General Explanations of the Administration’s Revenue Proposals, commonly known as the “Green…