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And on the Seventh Day, Let Them Rest… or Work—If They Want!

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: Last month in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., the California Supreme Court addressed three questions about California’s “day of rest” statutes that prohibit employers from causing employees “to work more than...more

When Must Employers Provide a “Day of Rest” for California Employees?

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

Christopher Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc. - Supreme Court of California (May 8, 2017) - California Labor Code § 551 states: “Every person employed in any occupation of labor is entitled to one day’s rest therefrom in...more

Mendoza v. Nordstrom – Day Of Rest Rule

The California Supreme Court issued its long awaited ruling in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, in which it clarified California’s so-called “day of rest” rule, which guarantees employees “one day’s rest therefrom in seven,” prohibits...more

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

PM Theresa May’s call for a snap election looked a lot better a few weeks ago than it does on the morning after. But regardless of the outcome (hung parliament, anyone?), the pound sterling sure took it on the chin....more

California Supreme Court Defines “Day of Rest” Requirements

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: In Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., the Supreme Court resolved three unsettled questions concerning how to read California’s “day of rest” statutes: Employees are entitled to one day of rest during each...more

Rest Assured – California Supreme Court Clarifies What One Day's Rest in Seven Means

by Nossaman LLP on

In Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled that employees are guaranteed one day of rest for each defined workweek. However, an employee may voluntarily decide to work more than six days...more

Retail and Consumer Products Law Roundup - May 2017

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Interchange Settlement Appeal - The U.S. Supreme Court denied a request to review the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's ruling overturning a $7.25 billion settlement agreement in...more

Employment Law Commentary - May 2017 #2

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

"On The Seventh Day He (She) Rested"... Maybe - It took 124 years, but the California Supreme Court in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., No. S224611, 2017 WL 1833143 (Cal. May 8, 2017) finally addressed in detail California’s...more

What a Nordstrom Personal Shopper Can Teach Us About Client Service

by LawVision Group LLC on

“Can anyone give us an example of a non-legal service that you love”? The question was posed by John Cunningham to the four GC panelists at LSSO’s RainDance Conference in Dallas on May 9th. “Nordstrom Personal Shopper”...more

California’s Ambiguous Day of Rest Requirements Clarified by State Supreme Court - Employers Need to Schedule Accordingly

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

California employees are generally required to be provided one day’s rest in a seven-day work week. (See, Cal. Labor Code sections 551, 552 and 556.) For years, there has been confusion over what it means for employers to...more

And On The Seventh Day…

In Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc., the California Supreme Court answered some unsettled questions regarding the state’s day of rest statutes. In short, these provisions of the California Labor Code provide that employees are...more

“Day of Rest” Requirement Measured By Workweek, Not Every Seven-Day Period

California employers must allow their employees to take one day of rest per each workweek, unless they work less than 30 hours per week or each shift in that workweek is 6 hours or less, the California Supreme Court decided...more

California Supreme Court Clarifies "Day of Rest" Requirements

by Bass, Berry & Sims PLC on

In a big win for California employers, the California Supreme Court ruled on May 8, 2017 that employers are not required to provide employees with a “day of rest” on a “rolling seven-day basis,” but must only ensure that...more

California Employers Get Some Clarity On “Day Of Rest” Requirement

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

Earlier this week, in Mendoza v. Nordstrom, the California Supreme Court clarified some ambiguous issues involving requirements under the California Labor Code involving when a “day of rest” must be provided to employees....more

California Supreme Court Clarifies “Day of Rest” Requirements

by BakerHostetler on

California’s employment laws have consistently caused headaches for employers because even minor technical violations of these laws can fuel class action litigation and prove costly. However, a recent decision by the...more

California Supreme Court Clarifies State “Day of Rest” Requirements

by McGuireWoods LLP on

On May 8, 2017, in Mendoza v. Nordstrom Inc., the California Supreme Court clarified California’s 80-year-old laws entitling employees to a “day of rest” and generally prohibiting employers from “causing” employees to work...more

California Supreme Court Interprets State's Day of Rest Statutes

by Faegre Baker Daniels on

California employers cannot require their employees to work more than six days in seven, but the clock restarts each workweek, meaning employees can work as many as 12 consecutive days without a day of rest, the California...more

California Supreme Court Clarifies California’s Day of Rest Statutes

by Stoel Rives LLP on

In Mendoza v. Nordstrom, the California Supreme Court answered three questions from the Ninth Circuit concerning California’s “day of rest” statutes. The Court’s decision clarifies a significant ambiguity for employers...more

California Supreme Court Puts to Rest Labor Code Interpretation

by Carlton Fields on

Like the Good Lord, California employees are guaranteed one day of rest every workweek under a new California Supreme Court decision, which will have broad implications for employers in California, especially those in the...more

California Supreme Court’s “Day Of Rest” Ruling Puts Employers At Ease

by Fisher Phillips on

In an unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court held today that California’s law requiring one day of rest in seven looks only at the employer’s defined workweek when determining the applicable period of time to be...more

Inaccurate TILA Disclosures Not Enough to Create Standing

A district court from New York recently ruled that even assuming a creditor’s initial TILA disclosures fell short under the statutory requirements, the plaintiff must show an injury in fact in order to have standing under...more

Your daily dose of financial news - The Brief – 6.23.16

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

It was House day for Chair Yellen on the Hill, and if you guessed that in this election year her final appearance before this Congress was more about her questioners scoring political points than it was anything related to...more

Microbranding Leads to Big Success

by Goulston & Storrs PC on

From your local watering hole to Nordstrom’s, microbranding is making a big impact in retail. Microbranding is brand recognition experienced by small-scale businesses in a particular marketplace. The expansion of the internet...more

Retail and Consumer Products Law Roundup - December 2015

In this month's highlights, a federal court rules that insurance coverage was triggered for the defense of garment hang tag "advertisements" in a trademark/copyright and unfair competition lawsuit…the California Supreme Court...more

Settlement Looms for “Made in USA” Jeans Suit

A courtroom battle concerning a manufacturer’s alleged false marketing of allegedly foreign-produced products as “Made in USA” is potentially nearing a resolution. On November 30, 2015, the lead plaintiff in Paz v. AG...more

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