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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

California Supreme Court Confirms Validity Of Meal Period Waivers For Healthcare Employees

On December 10, 2018, the California Supreme Court handed down its unanimous decision in Gerard, et al. v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, affirming the Court of Appeal ruling that voluntary meal period waivers are...more

Fisher Phillips

California Supreme Court Provides A Dose Of Helpful Medicine For Healthcare Employers

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In an important decision for employers in the healthcare industry, the California Supreme Court just approved the Industrial Welfare Commission’s long-standing exemption for health care workers in relation to second meal...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Man Bites Dog: This PAGA Lawsuit Is Different

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Members of the plaintiffs’ bar submit about 500 PAGA notices each month to California’s Labor and Workforce Development Agency. Each notice presages yet another PAGA lawsuit against yet another hapless...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Bill 47 Will Reverse Many of Bill 148’s Changes

Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018, passed its third reading on November 21, 2018, and will now become law in Ontario. Bill 47 repeals several provisions introduced by the previous liberal government...more

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Customers Now Jointly Liable with Port Trucking Companies for Certain Labor Violations

One of the bills signed into law by California Governor Edmund G. Brown from the most recent legislative session aims to hold customers accountable when hiring trucking companies that have a record of Labor Code violations....more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

When The End Is Near for Departing Employees, Don’t Do It Your Way

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Seyfarth Synopsis: While Mr. Sinatra could get away with doing things his way, California law requires that employers provide employees facing the final curtain with specific paperwork and a check on their final day. ...more

Allen Matkins

New California Labor Code Statute Results In Enforceable Covenant Not To Compete

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In October 2016, I wrote about a newly enacted statute, Labor Code Section 925. That statute prohibits an employer from requiring an employee who primarily resides and works in California, as a condition of employment, to...more

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

It’s Getting Harder and Harder to be a Concrete Supplier in California

In 2015, the California state legislature passed AB 219, which amended the state’s prevailing wage law to add Labor Code section 1720.9, which requires the payment of prevailing wages to “ready-mixed concrete” drivers on...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Annual California Legislative Recap - October 2018

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Another year has passed in the California Legislature, with new laws and amendments affecting California employers. Among the more significant changes, bills prompted by the #MeToo movement, including the new requirement...more

Dentons

Amendments to the Singapore Employment Act - tips for Japanese companies

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Amendments to the Singapore Employment Act - The Employment Act (Act) governs a relationship between an employer and an employee, including the terms of employment, rights and obligations on both parties. It was enacted in...more

Dentons

Amendments to the Singapore Employment Act - tips for Japanese companies (Japanese)

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The Employment Act (Act) governs a relationship between an employer and an employee, including the terms of employment, rights and obligations on both parties. It was enacted in 1968 and amended several times. The current Act...more

Payne & Fears

Key California Employment Law Cases: August 2018

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This month’s key employment law cases address pre-employment physicals, appeals from California Labor Commissioner awards, and background checks.   EEOC v. BNSF Ry. Co., 902 F.3d 916 (9th Cir. 2018)...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Drivers’ Class Action Against Uber Crashes Into Arbitration

Why it matters - Uber drivers seeking to be classified (and compensated) as employees and not independent contractors were dealt a blow by the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit when the federal appellate panel reversed...more

Dentons

Extensive amendments to the Employment Act in the pipeline

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In line with the swing towards greater employee protection in Singapore over the last few years, proposed revisions to the Employment Act (the Act) have been introduced by way of the Employment (Amendment) Bill (the Bill)...more

Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

Employer Alert: New Fair Credit Reporting Act Summary of Consumer Rights Form Required for Background Checks

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Beginning September 21, 2018, employers must use the newly issued model Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act form (or their own form based on the model) when providing the required written notice to an...more

Polsinelli

Individual Employees Can Be Liable For Civil Penalties And Attorneys’ Fees For A Company’s Failure To Pay Overtime And/Or Minimum...

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Notwithstanding two previous California Supreme Court decisions which essentially held that “[u]nder the common law, corporate agents acting within the scope of their agency are not personally liable for the corporate...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Governor Brown Signs Final Round of Employment-Related Legislation

Once again, Governor Jerry Brown ends the legislative year by signing a flurry of employment-related legislation. This year, however, is Governor Brown’s last year to do so, and next year we will report about the...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Court Rules: PAGA Claim Doesn’t Require Injury

Why it matters - A Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claim based on the failure to provide and maintain accurate wage statements as required by the California Labor Code does not require proof of injury, a California...more

Fisher Phillips

Am I My Brother’s Keeper? New California Law Says If You Do Business With a Port Trucking Company Then, “Yes You Are!”

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On September 22, Governor Brown signed SB 1402, a bill that establishes joint and several liability for customers who contract with or use port drayage motor carriers who have unpaid wage, tax and workers’ compensation...more

Fisher Phillips

PAGA Is Even Too Much For Labor – Governor Signs Bill to Let Unionized Construction Employers Off the Hook

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In perhaps the ultimate case of, “do as I say, not as I do,” Governor Brown recently signed legislation to provide PAGA relief to one narrow segment of California employers – unionized construction contractors. Employers...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Legislative Update: Employment Bills Already Signed, Two Weeks Remain

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Seyfarth Synopsis: Governor Jerry Brown has already signed into law legislation covering meal period exceptions for truck drivers delivering commercial feed, adding communications to be considered as “privileged” for purposes...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

The French law "for the freedom to choose one's professional future": preventive measures against sexual harassment and sexual...

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The French law "for the freedom to choose one's professional future", definitively adopted on 1 August 2018 by the French Parliament and approved on 4 September by the Constitutional Council (Decision No. 2018-769 DC of 4...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

The French law "for the freedom to choose one's professional future": makes gender equality a reality in companies

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Forty-five years after the law “for professional equality”, the wage gap between women and men persists. In order to overcome this, the law "for the freedom to choose one's professional future" imposes new measures on...more

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Employers Can Discipline Employees' Private Speech...Sometimes

Despite periodic rumors to the contrary, employers are typically not interested in policing their employees’ off-duty-conduct or in becoming their employees’ thought-patrol. However, there are occasions in which an...more

Littler

DOL Issues Six New Opinion Letters and Establishes a New Office of Compliance Initiatives

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued six new opinion letters addressing various matters under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). ...more

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