• 05.17.18

    How Dynamex Decision Could Impact Contractor Classifications

    Manatt’s Esra Hudson, chair of the firm’s employment and labor practice, was quoted by Law360 for an article on the California Supreme Court’s Dynamex decision.The publication noted that the decision could have major implications for the standard that determines whether workers ...

  • 05.13.18

    How Dynamex Decision Could Impact Employment and Labor Law

    Manatt’s Andrew Satenberg, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, was a featured guest on The Complex Litigator’s Class Re-Action podcast.One topic that Satenberg covered on the podcast was Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles (Charles ...

  • 04.16.18

    If Enacted, PAGA Reform Could Protect Employees

    Manatt’s Mandana Massoumi, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, spoke to the Northern California Record about California lawmakers’ attempts to reform the controversial Private Attorney General Act (PAGA).The publication noted changes to the law seek to protect ...

  • 04.01.18

    CA Supreme Court Rules State Worker Protections Can Trump Federal Laws

    Manatt’s Mandana Massoumi, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, was quoted by Business Insurance for an article on a recent California Supreme Court ruling—Solus Industrial Innovations, LLC v. Superior Court—on states’ abilities to adopt stronger ...

  • 03.14.18

    How a Backlash Could Hurt Workplace Discrimination Strides

    Brink interviewed Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s  employment and labor practice, in an article that explores how to define workplace harassment.Kelly acknowledged that the reawakened attention to sexual harassment is to be applauded, but that a backlash could wipe ...

  • 02.21.18

    Do ‘Gag Rules’ Help or Hinder Sexual Assault Investigations?

    Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, was quoted by Law.com for an article featuring highlights in the employment law industry.Kelly explained that contrary to what people might conclude from recent coverage of sexual harassment complaints, a gag ...

  • 01.05.18

    Priorities for CEOs, Boards Amid #MeToo

    Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, was quoted by Forbes for an article discussing priorities for CEOs and board members surrounding the #MeToo movement and the overall gender-equity public discussion. One priority, according to the ...

  • 12.14.17

    How the #MeToo Movement Impacts Women in Music

    Billboard interviewed Manatt’s Jeff Biederman, co-chair of the firm’s music practice, for an article that examines how the #MeToo movement could negatively impact women in the music industry. While large corporations have diversity requirements in place, smaller companies may be less ...

  • 11.30.17

    How Sexual Harassment Allegations Can Cost Employers

    The Associated Press quoted Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, in an article examining how failure to address sexual harassment allegations can be costly for employers. Employees whose sexual harassment allegations have not been taken ...

  • 11.17.17

    White House’s Sexual Harassment Policy Falls Short

    Politico interviewed Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, for an article on the White House’s sexual harassment policy. The publication explained that a 2002 law shields the Executive Office of the President from sexual harassment filing ...