• 09.21.23

    DOL Seeks to Raise Salary for FLSA’s White Collar Exemption

    Following in the footsteps of the Department of Labor under the Obama Administration, the agency released a notice of proposed rulemaking that would raise the minimum salary to qualify for a white collar exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

  • 08.25.23

    California Employers Must Pay COVID Work-From-Home Expenses

    California employers must reimburse workers for their COVID work-from-home expenses, a panel of the state’s Court of Appeal has ruled.

  • 08.25.23

    Employers Face Questions On Diversity Programs

    In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, where the justices struck down the use of affirmative action as part of the admissions process at institutions of higher education, employers are facing ...

  • 08.25.23

    California AG Keeping a Close Eye On Employers

    California Attorney General Rob Bonta has been busy in recent weeks, launching an “investigative sweep” into employer compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and cautioning employers about the restrictions on employer-driven debt.

  • 08.25.23

    NLRB Adopts New Standard for Employer Work Rules

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has adopted a new standard for evaluating challenges to employer work rules as facially unlawful under Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), overruling a decision from 2017.

  • 08.24.23

    Mandatory Stay for Arbitrability Appeals, Supreme Court Rules

    In a victory for parties seeking to compel arbitration, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a district court must stay the proceedings when a party seeks interlocutory appeal of an order denying a motion to compel arbitration.

  • 07.31.23

    Say a Prayer for Employers: Supreme Court Expands Religious Accommodations

    The Supreme Court has broadened religious accommodations in a closely watched case, clarifying the Title VII undue hardship standard for employers.

  • 07.31.23

    Ninth Circuit Revives Sexual Harassment Suit Based on Music

    Harassment doesn’t have to target a specific individual to be actionable under Title VII, a panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in a class action alleging sexual harassment.

  • 07.31.23

    Employer Not Liable for Employee’s Spouse’s COVID-19

    Answering certified questions from the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Supreme Court found that public policy precluded holding an employer liable where an employee’s spouse suffered from COVID-19 contracted from her husband via his job.

  • 07.31.23

    Will New York Ban Noncompetes?

    Jumping on the anti-noncompete bandwagon, the New York legislature has passed a measure banning noncompete agreements in the state.



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