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Upcoming Deadline for California Employers to Report Employee Pay and Hours Worked Data to the DFEH

USA - February 11 2021 Pursuant to Government Code Section 12999, employers of 100 or more employees, and at least one California employee, must report pay and hours worked…

Employee Separation Agreements Likely to Face Increased EEOC Scrutiny

USA - February 4 2021 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”)—the agency tasked with enforcing federal labor laws—was deputized by Congress in 1972 with…

California Employers Should Be Aware of Updates to Leave Requirements

USA - February 4 2021 The Ninth Circuit and the California legislature recently updated employer leave requirements, impacting California employers. The Ninth Circuit…

New Administration, New Direction as Acting NLRB General Counsel Rescinds 10 General Counsel Memos and Reverses Course on Neutrality Pacts With Unions

USA - February 3 2021 Substantial changes are afoot at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Most notably, these include the firing of the NLRB’s General Counsel Peter…

New York Department of Labor Significantly Expands COVID-19 Quarantine Leave

USA - February 2 2021 On January 20, 2021 - nearly a year after the law’s effective date - the New York Department of Labor (“NYDOL”) issued new guidance (the “Guidance”)…

Fifth Circuit Shuts Down FLSA Conditional Certification

USA - February 1 2021 In a decision of considerable significance in the world of wage and hour litigation, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit…

NLRB’s Division of Advice Determines Certain Workers in the Cannabis Industry Are Exempt From Federal Labor Law

USA - January 29 2021 On January 25, 2021, the NLRB Division of Advice (“the Division”) released a memo that may indicate a change in the way workers engaged in cannabis…

Delaying Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements May Lead to Undesirable Consequences

USA - January 28 2021 In Garcia v. Haralambos Beverage Co., the California Court of Appeal embraced the adage “time kills all deals” to conclude that an employer waived its…

New York Proposes Biometric Privacy Act With Private Right of Action

USA - January 27 2021 On January 6, 2021, a bipartisan group of New York State lawmakers introduced Assembly Bill 27, the latest version of proposed privacy legislation…

New Year, New Rules: The District of Columbia’s New Ban on Non-Compete Agreements

USA - January 21 2021 On January 11, 2021, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 (the “Act”), which, once effective, will…