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Seyfarth's ADA statistics Referenced In Footwear News
Website accessibility lawsuits nearly tripled last year, from 814 in 2017 to at least 2,258 in 2018, according to an analysis by Seyfarth.
United States
24 Jul 2019
CA Legislative Update: Governor Brown's Job Is Done
California Legislators sent Governor Jerry Brown 1,217 bills to consider in his final bill-signing period as Governor—more than any California governor has seen since 2004.
United States
4 Oct 2018
Legislative Update: Employment Bills Already Signed, Two Weeks Remain
All these new laws take effect January 1, 2019 unless otherwise stated.
United States
18 Sep 2018
2018 California Legislative Update: What Survived The House Of Origin Deadline?
Several bills of concern to California employers failed to receive the house of origin blessing and passage by the June 1 deadline, including this year's attempts at PAGA reform ...
United States
8 Jun 2018
California Judge Allows Pay Equity Class Action To Move Forward On Behalf Of Female Google Employees Who Were Employed In Thirty Separate Job Positions
After initially dismissing a sweeping class action complaint alleging systemic pay discrimination on behalf of "all women employed by Google in California," the Court has now decided to allow...
United States
5 Apr 2018
2018 California Legislative Update: It's Spring! What Bills Have Sprung?
Seyfarth Synopsis: Dominating this spring's planting of proposed employment-related legislation are bills aimed at ending sexual harassment and promoting gender equity.
United States
23 Mar 2018
California's Salary History Ban Goes Into Effect But With A Twist
Effective on January 1, 2018, California's new salary history ban law will prohibit inquiries about an applicant's salary history and will create an affirmative obligation to disclose ...
United States
3 Jan 2018
Kristina Launey Interviewed By Marketplace Radio
Kristina Luaney was interviewed on October 25 by Marketplace Radio, "New laws ban employers from using salary history in hiring."
United States
3 Nov 2017
2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: It's Finally Over! (For Now…)
New statutory obligations for California employers in 2018 will include prohibitions on inquiries into applicants' salary and conviction histories, expanding CFRA to employees of smaller employers ...
United States
24 Oct 2017
2017 Labor & Employment Legislative Update: The End Is Near!
Governor Jerry Brown has till October 15 to approve bills the Legislature sent to his desk by its Friday, September 15, deadline, including bills that would require employers...
United States
26 Sep 2017
With EEO-1 Pay Report Gone, California Moves To Fill The Gap
On September 11, AB 1209, the Gender Pay Gap Transparency Act, which would require larger employers in California to publish differences in pay between male and female employees and Board members...
United States
20 Sep 2017
Legislature Finds More Opportunity To Work: AB 5 Moves Along
The California Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment yesterday heard and approved AB 5...
United States
26 Apr 2017
2017 California Labor And Employment Legislative Update: What To Watch
Back from Spring Break, and Back to Work: Our List of L&E Bills to Watch in the remainder of the 2017-2018 California Legislative Session.
United States
25 Apr 2017
Pay Equity Extends To Race, Ethnicity, Without Banning Salary Inquiries
Governor Jerry Brown recently signed pay equity legislation to build on SB 358, a gender pay equity bill that he signed just last year.
United States
7 Nov 2016
2016 California Labor And Employment Legislation Update: It's Final!
Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers in California: be aware and prepare for new laws increasing minimum wages and mandating overtime pay for agricultural employees; expanding the California Fair Pay Act to race and ethnicity and to address prior salary consideration; imposing new restrictions on background checks and gig economy workers; and more. Small employers will be relieved the Governor vetoed expanded unpaid parental leave, but it will likely return in future sessions.
United States
6 Oct 2016
The New U.S. Pay Equity Laws
Pay equity presents one of the fastest moving issues in the employment law landscape. Politicians have added the "Pay Gap" to their arsenal of campaign buzz words.
United States
14 Sep 2016
2016 California Labor And Employment Legislation Update: The End (of Session) Is Near…
The California Legislature sent a number of employment bills to the Governor, including bills that would expand the Fair Pay Act to race and ethnicity and prohibit salary history inquiries...
United States
7 Sep 2016
New Healthcare Regulations Impose Accessible Technology Requirements
The federal government has issued a proposed rule to replace the existing Section 508 standards with WCAG 2.0 AA.
United States
7 Jul 2016
2016 Employment Bills Moving Through The CA Legislative Process
Gideon Tucker, a 19th century jurist, once famously observed: "No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session." Can California employers be blamed for harboring similar sentiments now?
United States
15 Jun 2016
Pay Equity Communications (AKA: What Do I Say?)
Responding to inquiries regarding your company's stance on pay equity can be dicey. Having a strategy on how you address questions is important.
United States
19 Apr 2016
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