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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 3 Oct 2013

Entertainment industry payroll companies must pay up to FICA “cap” on behalf of each producer for whom an individual performs services

On September 10, 2013, in Cencast L.P. V. United States, 112 AFTR 2d 2013-xxxx (CA Fed. Cir. 2013), the United States Court of Appeals for the

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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 15 Apr 2013

No peace with a piece rate unless every hour is paid

Piece-rate compensation pays employees on a task-completed basis rather than a fixed hourly rate in order to provide an economic incentive for

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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 27 Mar 2013

What to know regarding internships

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, an internship must a) be similar to training given in an educational environment; b) the experience is for the

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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 7 Feb 2012

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water NLRB’s decision in D.R. Horton, Inc. sinks employer’s hopes of stopping the class action flood

In April 2011, when the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, the employer community was cautiously optimistic that the holding could provide legal support for upholding class action waivers in employee arbitration agreements, which in turn could have potentially put an end to wage and hour and other class actions against employers that included such waivers in their arbitration agreements.

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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 30 Jan 2012

DLSE issues revised FAQs regarding required wage notice

The California Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA), which became effective on January 1, 2012, requires private-sector employers to provide a written wage notice “at the time of hiring” to nonexempt employees (excluding most employees who are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.).

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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 7 Nov 2011

New employment laws mean more burdens for California employers

At the close of the first legislative session after he was again elected Governor of California, Jerry Brown signed into law several bills that will impose significant burdens on California employers.

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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 13 Oct 2011

Antisocial behavior and social media: a dilemma for employer

In 2010, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) made national headlines by issuing a complaint accusing an employer of unlawfully discharging an employee for posting critical remarks about her supervisor on her personal Facebook page.

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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 1 Sep 2011

Make room on the bulletin board NLRB imposes new notice requirement on employers

On August 25, 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) released its Final Rule imposing a new mandatory posting requirement on most private sector employers.

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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 30 Aug 2011

California state legislature enacts supply chain security law

Are you covered by S657 the new California law requiring retailers and manufacturers to inform the public about their efforts to combat slavery and human trafficking?

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Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | USA | 15 Aug 2011

Consulting the Oracle

California employers have long had to cope with the legal perils of doing business in the Golden State.

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