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California Supreme Court Expands Scope of PAGA Discovery
On July 13, 2017, in a decision with serious repercussions on the scope of PAGA discovery, the California Supreme Court overruled the Court of Appeals in Williams v. Superior Court to allow state-wide discovery of Marshalls employees' contact information, ..
United States
24 Jul 2017
California Supreme Court Takes A Stand About Employees Sitting
Earlier this week, the California Supreme Court, in Kilby v. CVS Pharmacy, clarified that the suitable seating requirement in several California wage orders may entitle employees to a seat when their tasks can be accomplished while seated.
United States
10 Apr 2016
Stressed Out By Your Supervisor? Too Bad, Say California Courts
California employers may finally rejoice: there is now an employer-friendly state court decision, Higgins-Williams v. Sutter Med. Found., 237 Cal. App. 4th 78 (2015).
United States
3 Aug 2015
New 'Golden Rule' Removes The Peace From Employer Settlement Agreements
Under California Business and Professions Code Section 16600 ("Section 16600"), "every contract by which anyone is restrained from engaging in a lawful profession, trade, or business of any kind is to that extent void."
United States
14 Apr 2015
California Employers Face Increased Liability When Using Staffing Agencies
A California state law that became effective January 1, 2015, substantially undermines the business decision to utilize temporary workers.
United States
12 Jan 2015
Employers Using Personality Tests To Vet Applicants Need Cautious 'Personalities' of Their Own
With a growing number of employers using personality tests to vet job applicants, it is important for management to understand the pitfalls of these tests, including the potential for costly litigation.
United States
30 Oct 2014
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