California often prides itself on setting trends. When it comes to class arbitration waivers, though, California is just now catching up with the rest of the country. Headlined by the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in AT&T...more
Some misconceptions are floating around regarding the current status of federal overtime laws.
.Fact: Nothing has actually changed yet.
.Fact: President Obama has ordered the Department of Labor (DOL) to evaluate...more
Companies with employees in California will recall last year's landmark California Supreme Court decision in Brinker v. Superior Court (April 12, 2012), which confirmed that employers need only "permit" hourly employees to...more
Effective December 30, 2012, California implemented various changes to its Pregnancy Disability Leave Law (PDLL), which are beginning to be put to the test.
The new regulations expand when an employee may be considered...more
Individualized Proof of Damages Can Block Class Certification Under Rule 23(b)(3) -
The United States Supreme Court in Comcast v. Behrend continued its trend of disfavoring class certification of cases involving...more
Under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), employers are required to provide a Summary of Rights form to individuals who are the subject of an investigative consumer report and/or before adverse action is taken based...more