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
Piece-rate compensation pays employees on a task-completed basis rather than a fixed hourly rate in order to provide an economic incentive for
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
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.
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.).
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.
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.
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.
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?
California employers have long had to cope with the legal perils of doing business in the Golden State.