Littler

650 California Street 20th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108, United States

Contact: Jennifer Klein

  • 888-548-8537

Five Recent NLRB Cases Provide Further Insight on Structuring Employers' Social Media Policies

Employers, struggling to regulate employees’ work-related social media postings, recently suffered a string of defeats in National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) cases challenging their social media and related communications…more
| Administrative Law, Labor & Employment Law

Illinois Enacts New Law Impacting Inquiries on Criminal Background Checks

On July 19, 2014, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, which will go into effect on January 1, 2015. The new law will restrict the timing of pre-employment…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

California Supreme Court Holds Independent Contractor Misclassification Claims Can Be Determined by Common Proof – But Only in Certain Circumstances

In its first employment-related class certification decision since its seminal ruling in Duran v. U.S. Bank, the California Supreme Court, in a fragmented opinion, reversed the denial of class certification for a group of…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination Adds ADA Duties of Reasonable Accommodation

On July 14, 2014, the EEOC issued its long-anticipated Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues (the Guidance), which, according to Commissioner Lipnic, "adopts new and dramatic substantive changes to…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Ninth Circuit Holds FAAAA Does Not Preempt California’s Meal and Rest Break Laws

Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded, in Dilts v. Penske Logistics, LLC, that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 (FAAAA) does not preempt the application of California’s…more
| Conflict of Laws, Labor & Employment Law, Transportation

California Supreme Court Clarifies Requirements of Commissioned Employee Exemption

In recent years there has been substantial litigation regarding whether and how employers may satisfy California minimum wage requirements for compensation plans involving commissions. In Peabody v. Time Warner Cable, Inc., the…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

Supreme Court Invalidates Union Fee Requirements Imposed on Homecare Employees

On June 30, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Illinois law that required homecare providers for Medicaid recipients to pay fees to a union. In Harris v. Quinn, the Court held that compulsory union agency fees imposed on…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law, Health

Five Lessons for Employers from California v. Riley

In the waning days of its current term, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in California v. Riley that police officers generally violate the Fourth Amendment's prohibition against unreasonable searches by conducting a…more
| Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Federal Court Grants Class Certification in Title VII Disparate Impact Suit Over Alleged Discriminatory Criminal Records Screening Policy

On July 1, 2014, the court granted class certification in a high-profile disparate impact discrimination case against the Census Bureau in federal court in New York based on its criminal record screening practices, Houser et al…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Supreme Court Axes "Presumption of Prudence" in ESOP Stock-Drop Cases

On June 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that gives comfort to "stock-drop" plaintiffs and may cause shockwaves among employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) fiduciary committees. In Fifth Third Bancorp v…more
| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Business Torts, Securities Law

D.C. Circuit Court Upholds Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Investigations

Internal investigations play a lead role in a company’s effective ethics and compliance program. They are one of the best ways for a company to detect, thoroughly understand, and remedy situations that may violate its code of…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Government Contracting

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby, Opens Door to Religious Objections to Statutes Covering Employers

On June 30, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that closely held, for-profit entities with religious objections to certain aspects of the birth control mandate imposed by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("the…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Labor & Employment Law, Health

Keeping it Short: Employers Can Use Employment Applications to Reduce Employees' Time to Sue

In a rare victory for employers, New Jersey’s Appellate Division upheld an employment application provision that shortened the two-year statute of limitations applicable to claims against an employer to six months. Rodriguez v…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

"Pay Me, Or Else…": California Court Rules Employee's Pre-Litigation Qui Tam Threat is Extortionate

A California appellate court recently issued a warning to employees who try to negotiate settlements with their employers by making veiled threats to report an employer's real or imagined criminal activity. In Stenehjem v…more
| Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury

Supreme Court Invalidates NLRB Recess Appointments

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision in Noel Canning v. NLRB. Affirming the D.C. Circuit's January 2013 ruling in favor of beverage distributor Noel Canning, the Court held that President…more
| Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law
Showing 1-15 of 605 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 41
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Class Action
  • Education
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Worker’s Compensation
See more
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
Other Countries
  • Mexico
  • Venezuela
Number of Attorneys

800+ Attorneys

This profile may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Any correspondence with this profile holder does not constitute a client/attorney relationship. Neither the content on this profile nor transmissions between you and the profile holder through this profile are intended to provide legal or other advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.