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California Supreme Court Holds That Unpaid Wages Are Not Recoverable Under PAGA
On September 12, 2019, in ZB, N.A. v. Superior Court (Lawson), Case No. S246711, the California Supreme Court held...
United States
20 Sep 2019
California Legislature Passes Landmark Worker Classification Legislation
On September 10, 2019, the California State Legislature passed AB 5, which codifies the "ABC test" in Dynamex Ops.
United States
19 Sep 2019
New York Enacts Various New Employment Laws
The New York State Equal Pay Act (EPA) now will apply to all protected categories (including race, national origin, religion, etc.) rather than just gender, dramatically expanding the reach
United States
22 Aug 2019
Ninth Circuit Withdraws Opinion On Dynamex Retroactivity
The Ninth Circuit has withdrawn its May 2, 2019, opinion in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l, Inc., in which it held that the California Supreme Court's Dynamex decision
United States
30 Jul 2019
Preliminary Injunction Bars Department Of Labor From Implementing New Salary Regulations
The DOL's new salary requirements were scheduled to become effective December 1, 2016.
United States
28 Nov 2016
Federal Court Temporarily Enjoins Parts Of The Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Executive Order
On October 24, 2016, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas blocked certain parts of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.
United States
27 Oct 2016
Special Report: The NLRB's Complaint Against Bridgewater And What It Means For Investment Managers
The National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint against Bridgewater Associates, challenging contractual provisions of a type that are commonplace at hedge funds and private equity firms.
United States
24 Aug 2016
The Defend Trade Secrets Act Of 2016: Trade Secrets Receive Uniform Federal Protection
President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) after it was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on April 27 and unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate on April 4.
United States
18 May 2016
9th Circuit Approves Neutral Rounding Of Time
On May 2, 2016, in Corbin v. Time Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership, the 9th Circuit held that both federal and California law permit employers to round employees' time punches to the nearest 15 minutes.
United States
10 May 2016
Tyson Foods V. Bouaphakeo: SCOTUS Says Statistics Okay In Class Actions – Sometimes
Last week, the Supreme Court issued a significant, albeit narrow, decision concerning the use of representative and statistical evidence in class actions.
United States
8 Apr 2016
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