Maria Rodriguez

Maria Rodriguez

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Governor Signs Urgent Measure Clarifying CA Paid Sick Leave Law: Four Action Steps for Employers Now

California employers have stepped up to comply with the July 1, 2015 deadline for the new California paid sick leave law. Now changes have arrived that may help clarify the law. On July 13, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown...more

7/16/2015 - Accrued Benefits Amended Legislation Broadcasting Entertainment Industry Healthy Workplaces Healthy Families Act 2014 Paid Leave PTO Sick Leave

Implementing California’s Paid Sick Leave Law: 10 action items

Beginning July 1, 2015, employers in the State of California are required to provide employees with paid sick leave (PSL) under the California Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act of 2014. In short, every employee who works...more

6/23/2015 - Accrual Requirements Corporate Counsel Notice Requirements Paid Sick Leave Act Penalties PTO

Get ready for new CFRA Regulations effective July 1, 2015

New amendments to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) Regulations will take effect on July 1, 2015. Details regarding these amendments are below, but, in short, employers will need to: - revise their policies and...more

5/12/2015 - California Family Rights Act (CFRA) Covered Employee DFEH FMLA Joint Employers Paid Family Leave Insurance Program

Workplace policies and class action certification: key takeaways from two California cases

Is the California courts’ pendulum swinging back to a more balanced approached to employment class action certification? In the last two days, two seemingly similar cases were decided with very different results: Koval v....more

1/9/2015 - Class Action Class Certification Employer Liability Issues Employment Policies Putative Class Actions Rest and Meal Break Wage and Hour

You need to prove your case: California Supreme Court confirms wage-and-hour defendants have right to argue individualized defense...

Class action trials have long been the bogeyman no one talks about in California. Parties had to address whether a class action was “manageable” before it was certified, but because the vast majority of class actions never...more

6/6/2014 - Class Action Class Certification Employer Liability Issues Evidence Statistical Sampling U.S. Bank National Association Wage and Hour Wages

NLRB will focus on injunctions in successor cases: for potential buyers, 6 questions about their labor obligations

In another move to increase its relevancy and efficacy in the workplace, the National Labor Relations Board has indicated that it intends to focus on seeking injunctions in successor cases. Section 10(j) of the...more

6/4/2014 - Injunctions NLRA NLRB Successor Liability Successors

Be Global - October 2013

Be Global is a publication by DLA Piper's Global Employment Group, designed to keep you informed on recent developments around the world. Be Global complements uKNOW, our online international employment, pensions and...more

10/4/2013 - Africa Australia Contract Term Dismissals Email EU Foreign Workers Penalties TUPE Visas

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