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.
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, taking away constitutional protection for access to abortion and sending it back to the states, abortion is now an issue that employers must consider for their workers.
The long-running battle over who is an employee versus a contractor in California has been put on hold after the Supreme Court denied cert in California Trucking Association v. Bonta.
Following its recent ruling regarding California’s ban on Private Attorneys General Act representative waivers in employment arbitration agreements, on June 6, 2022, the Supreme Court issued Southwest Airlines Co. v. Saxon.
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived an employee’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims relying on the Supreme Court’s decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Mariana.
The First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a group of grocery store workers cannot move forward with their claims of race-based discrimination and retaliation based on being disciplined for wearing face masks with the message “Black Lives Matter.”
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) released its rulemaking priorities for the coming months and put joint employer status under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) at the top of the list.