• 11.16.23

    NLRB Finalizes Joint Employer Rule

    After several years – and a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that received more than 13,000 comments – the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued its final rule on the Standard for Determining Joint Employer Status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  

  • 11.16.23

    Second Circuit Weighs In On EPA’s “Factor Other Than Sex”

    The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently provided clarification on the Equal Pay Act’s (EPA) “factor other than sex” exemption in a new decision.  

  • 11.16.23

    California Appellate Panel Revives PAGA Action

    A California appellate panel recently reversed the dismissal of a nurse’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) suit involving meal and rest break claims.  

  • 11.16.23

    FLSA Overtime Plaintiffs Only Need To Plead 40+ Hour Workweeks

    A complaint alleging that employees were misclassified as managers and regularly worked more than 40 hours per week had sufficient allegations to keep the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action for overtime alive, the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals determined.  

  • 11.02.23

    New California Employment Law Round Up

    California employers should begin preparing for a number of changes as a result of new laws enacted during this year’s legislative session that were signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. Below are some of the major updates for employers in the state.

  • 11.02.23

    DOL, FTC Partner Up on Employment Issues

    The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have partnered to fight anticompetitive, unfair and deceptive practices in a new formal collaboration between the agencies.

  • 11.02.23

    EEOC Proposes Updated Harassment Guidance

    For the first time since 1999, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued guidance on harassment in the workplace.

  • 09.21.23

    California Takes On Criminal Background Checks, Noncompetes

    In California regulatory news, the Civil Rights Council, an arm of the Civil Rights Department, approved changes to how employers legally conduct criminal background checks, and Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill reaffirming and expanding the state’s ban on noncompete agreements.

  • 09.21.23

    EEOC Proposes PWFA Regulations

    With the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act now in effect, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a notice of proposed rulemaking to establish regulations for the law.

  • 09.21.23

    Employee’s ADA Suit Over Denial of Remote Work Ends at Seventh Circuit

    Is remote work always a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? According to the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a case involving a hospital employee, the answer is no.



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