As the California legislative session ended, several employment-related bills were sent to Governor Gavin Newsom for a signature by September 30.
As promised earlier this year, on September 6, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board released a notice of proposed rulemaking on the standard for determining joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act.
Demonstrating the challenges of differing state and federal laws with regard to marijuana, the Nevada Supreme Court dismissed a complaint filed by an employee terminated for a positive marijuana test.
A federal court permitted a company to bring claims of non-disparagement and defamation against a former employee after he authored a book on workplace bullying—even though the book didn’t name the employer.
A Sarbanes-Oxley Act antiretaliation claim requires a showing of retaliatory intent, a unanimous panel of the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled, creating a split of authority with the Fifth and Ninth Circuits.
A new D.C. law that takes effect on October 1, 2022, will significantly limit the ability of employers to tie their District of Columbia-based employees to noncompetition agreements.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released updated guidance for employers on several COVID-19-related issues, including when employees can be required to undergo testing for COVID-19, delays to the interactive process and mandatory vaccination programs.
An employee who settled her individual claims against her employer for alleged Labor Code violations was not precluded from subsequently bringing a Private Attorneys General Act enforcement action with the same allegations, according to a California appellate panel.
Can a corporate officer be liable for an employer’s unpaid wages to an employee? Yes, a California appellate panel recently determined.
Janitorial workers were misclassified as independent contractors when they were in fact employees, a California federal court judge has ruled in a long-running dispute.