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Love is in the Air - But Should it Be?

USA - February 14 2020 February is the month where romance blossoms - which means it is a great time for employers to review their policies regarding employee…

AB 5 Under Fire in 2020

USA - February 11 2020 Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”), feared by some to be the death of independent contractor relationships in California, faces a growing number of lawsuits…

Court Issues Written Order Preliminarily Enjoining Enforcement of California’s Assembly Bill 51 and Hints at Future Success

USA - February 10 2020 On January 31, 2020, the district court in Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. v. Becerra, et al., E.D. Cal. Case No. 2:19-cv-2456…

Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Enforcement of California’s Assembly Bill 51

USA - January 31 2020 The district court in Chamber of Commerce of the United States, et al. V. Becerra, et al., E.D. Cal. Case No. 2:19-cv-2456, granted the request for a…

Can We See an Instant Replay? Video Evidence Affirmed to Support Finding of No Harassment

USA - January 28 2020 The California Court of Appeal, in its recent decision in Schmidt, et al. V. Superior Court, County of Ventura, affirmed the trial court’s ruling in…

Employers Consent to Cal/OSHA Inspection Deemed Voluntary Despite a Cavalcade of California Officials Descending on the Workplace

USA - January 22 2020 Recently, the California Court of Appeal reviewed an appeal regarding citations issued against a sheet metal company, Nolte Sheet Metal in Nolte…

Northrop Grumman Agrees to Settle 401(k) Excessive Fee Suit

USA - January 17 2020 Northrop Grumman has agreed to pay $12,375,000 to settle a class action brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) by…

U.S. District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Enforcement of AB 5: Truckers Can Keep Trucking as Independent Contractors in California

USA - January 17 2020 Earlier this week, the Southern District heard arguments regarding the grant of a preliminary injunction to prevent the enforcement of Assembly Bill…

Temporary Restraining Order Remains In Place After Hearing on the California Trucking Association’s Request for Injunction

USA - January 14 2020 On the eve of the Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”) effective date, Judge Roger Benitez granted the California Trucking Association’s (“Association”) request…

Another Win for the Trucking Industry Against AB 5

USA - January 13 2020 While the trucking industry waits for the federal court to hear arguments on the California Trucking Association’s request for an injunction against…