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Aug 2018
The De Minimis Principle & California Wage Law: No Trifling Matter
Jun 2018
Supreme Court Sides With Baker In LGBT Rights Row
May 2018
BREAKING: Class Action Waivers Held Legal in Employment Context—A Big Tool in the Toolbox of Employer-Friendly Preventative Measures
Apr 2018
Recent Changes to New York’s Sexual Harassment Laws: What Employers Need to Know
Mar 2018
Staffing Agencies Rejoice: The California Court of Appeal Finds a Narrowed Duty to Investigate Meal Period Compliance for Offsite Employees (Serrano v. Aerotek)
Mar 2018
California Supreme Court Mandates Retroactive Recalculation of Regular Rate and Per-Hour Value for Fixed Bonuses
Feb 2018
The Full Second Circuit Holds That Sexual Orientation Is Protected Under Title VII
Feb 2018
Following Inspector General Finding of Ethical Violation the NLRB Abandons Recent Employer-Friendly Ruling and Resurrects the Browning-Ferris Industries Decision for Joint Employers
Feb 2018
Law360 Publishes Los Angeles Employment Team’s Article on the Far Reaching Impacts of Google Equal Pay Class Action Suit
Feb 2018
The “Weinstein Tax” and the Unintended Consequences of Congress’ Response To the #MeToo Movement
Feb 2018
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - Effect on Executive Compensation
Jan 2018
Ringing In The New Year For Many Washington Employees Will Include Guaranteed Minimum Wage Increases And Receiving Paid Sick Time
Jan 2018
First Illinois Appellate Court Decision Regarding Biometric Information Privacy Act Favors Defendants
Dec 2017
NEW Legislation for Employers – 2018 Legal Updates
Dec 2017
Happy Holidays to Employers from the NLRB General Counsel
Dec 2017
Ringing In 2018 To New Labor and Employment Laws
Dec 2017
The National Labor Relations Board Overturns the Lutheran Heritage Employee Handbook Standard
Dec 2017
The National Labor Relations Board Reverses the Browning-Ferris Industries Decision for Joint Employers
Nov 2017
Washington Employers Beware! - Your Progressive Discipline Policy May Unwittingly Alter The “At-Will” Employment Relationship
Oct 2017
The New York City Human Rights Law Does Not Permit Disability Discrimination Claims Based On Erroneous Perception of Untreated Alcoholism – At Least For Now
Oct 2017
California Bans Employers from Inquiring about Applicant’s Salary History
Sep 2017
Does Title VII Prohibit Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation? The Answer May Now Depend On What Circuit You Are In
Aug 2017
Can I Ask Applicants About Their Compensation History During Job Interviews? Some Jurisdictions Say No!
Jul 2017
Waived Meal Periods – Employers Face Heavier Burden With Recent Washington Supreme Court Case – Brady v. Autozone Stores, Inc.
Jul 2017
Proposed Regulations Highlight Ambiguities in Arizona’s Earned Paid Sick Time Law
May 2017
California Supreme Court Clarifies Rest Day Rules
Mar 2017
New York Team Publishes Article on New York State Employers Facing Increase in Minimum Wage and Exempt Employee Threshold in DRI’s The Job Description
Mar 2017
D.C. Council Approves Expansive Paid Family and Medical Leave
Mar 2017
City of Chicago, Cook County Require Paid Sick Leave for Employees
Feb 2017
Gordon & Rees New York Team Authors Article on Addressing Issues of Workplace Violence
Jan 2017
Court of Appeal Limits Exception To “Going and Coming Rule” To The Benefit Of California Employers
Jan 2017
Supreme Court to Resolve Circuit Dispute Regarding Validity of Class Action Waivers
Dec 2016
"On Call" Rest Breaks Do Not Satisfy the Rest Break Requirement Under Labor Code 226.7 or Wage Order 4, subd. 12(A)
Dec 2016
Your Summary of Arizona’s New Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Law
Nov 2016
$54 Million Verdict Against Wal-Mart Illustrates Dangers of Using Flawed Piece-Rate Compensation System
Nov 2016
Federal District Court Halts Overtime Rule Change
Nov 2016
Growing Like Weeds: How Employers Should Respond As More States Legalize Marijuana
Nov 2016
New California Legislation for Employers: All Gender Restrooms, Background Checks & Retirement Plans
Nov 2016
Employer Analysis of Pay Data is a Critical Risk Avoidance Tool
Nov 2016
Federal Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees to Increase on December 1, 2016
Sep 2016
Employment Counsel: Inaccurate Wage Statements Remain a Significant Area of Liability for California Employers
Sep 2016
New Illinois Law Renders Illegal and Void Non-Competition Agreements for Low-Wage Employees
Aug 2016
White-Collar Exemptions and the Impact on Construction
Aug 2016
Are Your Nevada Noncompete Agreements Now Invalid?
Aug 2016
San Diego’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance is Amended
Jul 2016
Gordon & Rees’s Jason Meyer and Jeffrey Herman Author Daily Journal Article on the Impacts of Marijuana Laws on Employment
Jun 2016
Voters Approve “City of San Diego Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance”
Jun 2016
Los Angeles Enacts New Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
Jun 2016
EEOC Requires Workplace Translation
Jun 2016
Chicago Federal Appellate Court Rules Employer-Employee Agreements That Require Mandatory Individual Arbitration are Unlawful
May 2016
New Rules to Make Millions Eligible for Overtime: What Employers Need to Know
May 2016
The Defense of Trade Secrets Act: Key Takeaways and Recommendations for Businesses
Apr 2016
San Francisco Associate Amber Eklof’s Article Published in DRI’s The Job Description Newsletter
Apr 2016
New York State 2016-2017 Budget Deal: What ALL Employers Need to Know
Mar 2016
California Employment Regulations Mandate that Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Policies Be Put In Writing
Feb 2016
Protecting Trade Secrets
Feb 2016
The FLSA’s New Regulations: Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop
Feb 2016
The After-Christmas Bonus Blues: Navigating Your Non-Compete Agreement
Jan 2016
The FLSA’s New Regulations: Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop
Jan 2016
Equal Access to Websites: Balancing Aesthetics and Accessibility
Dec 2015
Attorney’s Fees under the Fair Labor Standards Act: An Ever-Growing Tail
Nov 2015
Review of New Laws and Regulations Likely to Impact California Employers in 2016
Oct 2015
Chicago Attorney Article on FLSA Rule Proposal Published in Bar Journal
Oct 2015
California’s New Fair Pay Act Provides Greater Protection for Employees in 2016
Oct 2015
The California Court of Appeals Broadens Anti-Retaliation Rules for Employers
Sep 2015
New York Office Published in Law360 Regarding Title IX and College Athletics
Aug 2015
Goli Rahimi Authors CBA Record Article “The Illinois Whistleblower Act: Defending Against a Retaliation Claim”
Jul 2015
Amendments to California’s Paid Sick Leave Law
Jul 2015
Major Revisions to California Family Rights Act Regulations – Are You Ready?
Jun 2015
“Ban the Box” Comes to New York City: New Law to Limit and Regulate Employers’ Ability to Consider Criminal Background in Hiring
Jun 2015
California Requires Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave
Jun 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects One-Size-Fits-All Work Policies
May 2015
The EEOC’s Conciliation Efforts are Judicially Reviewable
May 2015
New Law to Restrict New York City Employers from Considering Credit History
May 2015
The Ninth Circuit Provides Additional Opportunities for Removal after Class Certification
Apr 2015
Supreme Court Announces New Standard For Pregnancy Discrimination Claims & Rejects EEOC’s 2014 Guidelines On Accommodating Pregnant Workers
Apr 2015
Washington Franchisees Denied Request for Preliminary Injunction from Seattle’s new Minimum Wage Law
Jan 2015
New Year’s Resolution for 2015: Understand California’s New Employment Laws
Jan 2015
2014 Year End Colorado Employment Law Update
Dec 2014
NLRB Prohibits Employers From Having “Work Only” Email Policies
Oct 2014
EEOC Issues New Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance
Sep 2014
Gordon & Rees’s Matt Kleiner and Dawn Valentine Author Article in DRI Happenings
Jul 2014
New York State Amends Human Rights Law to Expand Workplace Protections for Interns
Jul 2014
California’s July 1 Minimum Wage Increase Affects Wages of Non-Exempt and Exempt Employees
Jun 2014
California Supreme Court Clarifies Enforceability of Class Action and Representative Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
Jun 2014
Employers Must Accommodate Religious Beliefs and Practices Under Washington State’s Anti-Discrimination Law
May 2014
California Appellate Court OKs Re-evaluation of Employees Following Return From Medical Leave
May 2014
Illinois Bar Journal Publishes Article By Brian Roth On Tipping and Wage-and-Hour Consequences
Mar 2014
Modern Marriage: The Impact of the Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage and U.S. v. Windsor on Multi-State Businesses?
Mar 2014
New Criminal Background Check Ordinance Impacts Seattle Employers
Mar 2014
Washington State Enacts Legislation Restricting an Employer’s Ability to Monitor Its Employees’ Social Media Accounts
Mar 2014
Employees Can Inhale But What Should Employers Do?
Feb 2014
New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Expanded to Provide Additional Job Protections to Pregnant Workers
Feb 2014
Restaurant Beware: Automatic Gratuities Are Considered Service Charges and Not Tips
Jan 2014
New Year Brings Enactment of Several New Labor & Employment Laws in California
Jan 2014
Gordon & Rees 2013 Year-End Colorado Employment Law Update
Jan 2014
The End of Locker Room Talk: Same-Sex Harassment Litigation Expected to Rise
Dec 2013
Gordon & Rees 2013 Year-End Colorado Employment Law Update
Nov 2013
Ninth Circuit Provides Certainty in Calculating Punitive Damages That Could Increase Damage Awards
Oct 2013
New Texas Law Improves Trade Secret Protection
Oct 2013
Employers Can Interview Employees Who Are Potential Class Members
Oct 2013
Is Indefinite Leave a Reasonable Accommodation in New York City?
Oct 2013
New Criminal Background Check Ordinance Impacts Seattle Employers
Jul 2013
Impact of the DOMA Decision on Employers
Jun 2013
Fourth Circuit Becomes Second Appeals Court to Reject NLRB's Posting Rule
Jun 2013
U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Who Constitutes "Supervisor" for Vicarious Liability Under Title VII
Jun 2013
U.S. Supreme Court Holds But-For Causation Required to Prove Title VII Retaliation Claims
May 2013
Gordon & Rees Partner S. Manoj Jegasothy Participates in Pittsburgh Business Times Law Forum Roundtable
May 2013
D.C. Appeals Court Strikes Down NLRB Posting Rule
May 2013
Colorado Enacts Social Media Workplace Privacy Law
Apr 2013
Certain Establishments Now Required to Post Public Notices Regarding Slavery and Human Trafficking
Apr 2013
Appellate Decision Clears the Air for Employers Concerned About Colorado's Legalization of Marijuana
Mar 2013
NLRB Reinstates Employees Fired Over Off-Duty Facebook Posts About Co-Worker
Mar 2013
New York City Anti-Discrimination Law Expanded to Protect Unemployed Status
Mar 2013
NLRB Restricts Employers' Ability To Discipline Union-Represented Employees
Mar 2013
USCIS Publishes Revised Form I-9 For Immediate Use
Feb 2013
Expansion of FMLA Rights for Family Members of Military Personnel
Feb 2013
New Legislation Requires Written Agreements on Compensation
Nov 2012
Time-Rounding Policies Are Not A Per Se Violation Of California's Wage and Hour Laws
Oct 2012
California Labor Code Will Limit An Employer's Right to Ask for Access to Personal Social Media
Oct 2012
Employers Beware: Obesity as a Disability Under the ADA
Aug 2012
Paratransit v. Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, (2012) 206 Cal. App. 4th 1319
Jul 2012
Vicarious Liability in an Employment Context: A Franchisor's Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Jul 2012
U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Employers Must Meet Affordable Care Act's Standards
Jun 2012
Navigating the Social Media Policy Minefield
Jun 2012
US Supreme Court Determines That Pharmaceutical Sales Reps are Exempt from the FLSA's Overtime Requirements
Jun 2012
Texas Appellate Court Enforces Mediation Privilege, But Notes Limitations
May 2012
California Supreme Court Rules No Recovery For Attorney's Fees on Meal and Rest Period Claims
Apr 2012
California Supreme Court’s Brinker Decision Offers Mixed Results
Apr 2012
NLRB Employee Rights Posting Rule Stayed
Mar 2012
Client Advisory: NLRB Rejects Arbitration Class Waivers
Jan 2012
Employers Not Required to Pay Employees "Reporting Time" Pay for Work Periods Lasting Less than Two Hours
Jan 2012
New Laws for the New Year May Warrant Updating Employee Handbooks
Oct 2011
The Costs of Misclassifying Independent Contractors Will Be More Expensive for California Employers Under the New Law
Oct 2011
UPDATE on National Labor Relations Board Posting Requirement: Compliance Deadline Extended to January 31, 2012
Oct 2011
IRS Offers Amnesty on Misclassification of Workers
Sep 2011
California Courts Clarify Employees' Reinstatement Rights Under CFRA
Sep 2011
National Labor Relations Board Issues New Posting Requirement
Sep 2011
Proposed Legislation Would Treat Unemployed Job Applicants as a Protected Class Under Title VII
Aug 2011
New York City Passes Workplace Religious Freedom Act
Aug 2011
Employers Again Must Re-Think Their Arbitration Agreements Based on Holding that Arbitration Agreements Do Not Apply to Paga Quasi-Class Action Claims.
Jun 2011
Georgia's Recently Adopted Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011 ? House Bill 87 (HB 87)
Jun 2011
Washington Supreme Court Upholds Termination of Medical Marijuana User
Jun 2011
Employers Beware ? New Wave of Immigration Audits by Federal Government
Jun 2011
Are Your Pay Stubs Going to Make You Pay?
Jun 2011
Supreme Court Denies Class Certification in Wal-Mart Case
Jun 2011
Ninth Circuit Rules Unlicensed "Junior Accountants" May Be Exempt From Overtime
May 2011
NLRB Preparing to Make Union Organizing Easier in Nursing Homes
May 2011
The New Requirements of New York's Wage Theft Prevention Act
May 2011
"Ban the Box": Public and Private Employers in Philadelphia Prohibited from Inquiring into Criminal Background Prior to Candidate Interview
Apr 2011
New York High Court Clarifies the Examination an Employer Must Conduct Before Denying Employment to an Ex-Convict
Apr 2011
EEOC Changes Legal Landscape with Final Regulations on 2008 ADA Amendments Act
Mar 2011
California Appeals Court Again Finds that Employers Need Not Ensure Employees Take Meal and Rest Periods
Mar 2011
Employer Beware: ICE Expanding Workplace Audits
Mar 2011
California Supreme Court Prohibits Employers from Requiring Employees to Waive "Berman" Hearing as a Condition of Employment
Mar 2011
Employers and Managers Can Face Substantial Sanctions for Employing Undocumented Workers
Mar 2011
Supreme Court Finds Verbal Complaints to Be a Sufficient Basis for Retaliation Claims Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Feb 2011
Social Networking Liability: Settlement with NLRB over Internet Policy
Feb 2011
California Appellate Court Holds Employers Liable for Two Penalty Payments when Denying Both Meal and Rest Periods
Jan 2011
California's First Statewide Paid Leave Mandate for Organ and Bone Marrow Donations
Jan 2011
E-Mail Communications Between Attorney and Client on Employer's Computer
Dec 2010
NLRB Proposes Rule to Require Posting of NLRA Rights
Dec 2010
New EEOC Regulations Provide Employers with Guidance for Complying with the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act
Dec 2010
An Update on the Wal-Mart Sex Discrimination Case: The Implications of the U.S. Supreme Court Agreeing to Hear Wal-Mart's Appeal
Dec 2010
California Supreme Court Increases the Statute of Limitations for Waiting Time Penalties to Three Years
Nov 2010
Employers Need Not Ensure Employees Take Meal And Rest Breaks
Nov 2010
NLRB Files Complaint Against Employer for Terminating Employee Who Criticized Boss on Facebook
Nov 2010
U.S. Supreme Court's Fall Employment Docket: Municipal Lawyer Magazine Features Article by Lawrence Lee and Brandon Saxon
Aug 2010
California Supreme Court Holds There is No Private Right of Action Under Labor Code Section 351
Aug 2010
Sex, Lies, and Videotape: Cyber Liability Issues in a Digital World
Jul 2010
California Court of Appeal Clarifies Standards Governing FEHA Retaliation and Harassment Claims in Favor of Employers
Jul 2010
Plaintiffs Cannot Use Isolated Comments As A Hook To Include Comments Falling Outside The Time Limitations Under Title VII
Jul 2010
Use It Or (Potentially) Lose It
Jul 2010
Supreme Court Remands 96 Cases Decided by Two Member Panel Back to NLRB
Jun 2010
The Keys to Successful Mediation
Jun 2010
Re-Defining The FMLA: Adults With No Legal or Biological Relationship to a Minor Can Still be Eligible for Protected Leave
Jun 2010
Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine Profiles Partner Phillip Maltin
Jun 2010
How do Attorneys Ethically Access Information about Plaintiffs and Witnesses from Facebook?
Jun 2010
Potential New Defendants in California Wage-and-Hour Lawsuits
Jun 2010
What are the Hot Spots of Workplace Compliance and Enforcement?
Jun 2010
The Supreme Court Sends an Important Reminder Regarding Electronic Communications Policies
May 2010
Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Requirements for an Enforceable Non-Compete Agreement
May 2010
Ninth Circuit Clarifies Interplay Between First Amendment and Workplace Harassment
May 2010
Faragher-Ellerth Affirmative Defense No Bar To Liability Under New York City Human Rights Law
Apr 2010
The Supreme Court Ponders Whether Two Member NLRB Has Authority to Issue Decision
Apr 2010
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Provides Guidance on Application of Daubert Rule for Expert Opinion Testimony
Mar 2010
Ninth Circuit Court Holds That Prior Nationwide Class Action Settlement Did Not Bar Present Complaint
Mar 2010
NLRB and EEOC Recess Appointments
Mar 2010
Restaurant 'Tip Pool' That Gives Greater Proportion of Tips to Kitchen Staff is Valid When Employer Does Not Take Tip Credit
Feb 2010
A Review of the U.S. Supreme Court's Rulings in Employment Law
Jan 2010
California Supreme Court Limits Plaintiffs' Ability to Recover Inflated Attorneys' Fees in FEHA Cases
Practice: Employment
Jan 2010
California Court of Appeal Further Clarifies What Constitutes Sexual Harassment
Practice: Employment
Sep 2008
Liability of Supervisors For Discrimination and Retaliation
Practice: Employment
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