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Key California Employment Law Cases: January 2018
  • Payne & Fears LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

This month’s key California employment law cases both involve jury trials of discrimination claims, and the extent to which the plaintiffs were able

California Federal Court Finds That “Gig Economy” Workers Are Independent Contractors, Not Employees (US)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 14 2018

Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, Postmates, DoorDash. All are companies participating in what has been labeled the “gig economy,” where tasks are performed by

Obese Employees May Be Protected Under FEHA
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2018

In December 2017, the California Court of Appeal published a decision confirming obesity is a protected disability in California if it has a

Our Ear in the Crowd: FEHC Hears Comments on New Regulations
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2018

The Council discussed the current working draft of 2 C.C.R. 11076, on age discrimination. The proposed changes would add language defining how to

California Appellate Court Hikes Burden for FEHA Expert Fees
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2018

Employers who win Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) cases in California can be reimbursed for fees and costsincluding

Obesity Discrimination Claims Allowed to Proceed Under California Law
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

Is obesity a disability under California law? Are a supervisor’s alleged “fat remarks” sufficient evidence of disability discrimination? On December

Managing the employment relationship in California
  • DLA Piper
  • USA, Global
  • December 1 2017

A structured guide to country specific laws, misclassification and contracts in California

Labor and Employment Alert: California Expands Employers’ Mandatory Harassment Training
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2017

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act currently requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide all supervisory employees with at

Sexual Harassment Training and Posting Requirements Expanded
  • Payne & Fears LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2017

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Under current law, employers with 50

Key California Employment Law Cases: September 2017
  • Payne & Fears LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2017

This month’s key California employment law cases involve wage and hour issues, arbitration, and employment discrimination based on marital status