The most recent trend in employment-related legislation: pay transparency.
Does an employee have the right to a jury trial in a PAGA suit? Not according to a recent California appellate panel decision in a suit brought by a cashier at Ralphs Grocery Company.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering changes to its billion-dollar whistleblower program with two amendments.
On February 18, the New York State Department of Health announced that the enforcement of the health care worker booster requirement under the health care personnel vaccination mandate will not take effect on February 21.
Employers in New York may be liable for the failure to hire a convicted murderer, a federal court judge in the state ruled, refusing to dismiss a proposed class action.
Answering a certified question from the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, the California Supreme Court weighed in on the proper framework for evaluating whistleblower retaliation claims brought pursuant to Labor Code Section 1102.5.
Pursuant to a new state law, beginning in May, employers in New York must provide prior written notice and obtain consent from new employees about the types of electronic monitoring being used.
An employer’s arbitration agreement was both procedurally and substantively unconscionable, a California appellate panel determined, affirming a trial court’s denial of an employer’s motion to compel arbitration.
The California State Legislature passed legislation on Monday, February 7, 2022 to provide employees otherwise entitled to paid sick leave under state law with the right to supplemental paid leave retroactive to January 1, 2022.
Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders announced they had reached an agreement to restore California’s requirement that businesses provide supplemental paid sick leave for employees impacted by COVID-19.