AB 51 was signed into law on October 10, 2019, and purported to outlaw the use of mandatory arbitration agreements in employment claims related to the Fair Employment and Housing Act or the Labor Code.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that prohibits “no rehire” clauses in settlement agreements effective January 1, 2020.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been busy the past few weeks.
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII’s charge-filing precondition to suit is not a jurisdictional requirement and is instead a procedural prescription that is subject to forfeiture, refusing to permit an employer to use the plaintiff’s alleged failure to ...
States have recently enacted new employment-related laws on issues ranging from flexible leave to marijuana testing.
An employee’s error with regard to the name of his employer when he filed a charge of discrimination was not fatal to his age discrimination claim, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit held.
Walk down virtually any street, sidewalk, path, beach or trail in California and you will invariably find at least some single-use product or packaging as discarded waste.
The reverberations of the California Supreme Court’s April 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court continue for employers in the state.
By continuing to work for a company, the plaintiff impliedly accepted an arbitration agreement, a California appellate panel has ruled, reversing the denial of a motion to compel arbitration.
In a new Advice Memorandum, the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) declared that Uber drivers are independent contractors and not employees.