Reiterating its stance against arbitration agreements that prohibit class or collective actions, a panel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ordered a California-based grocery chain to revise its employment agreement.
Following in the recent footsteps of California, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Achieve Pay Equality Act, providing greater pay equity for women in the state.
California continues its focus on employment-related legislation.
Employers may want to review their wage statements after Governor Jerry Brown signed a new law that permits them to cure potential violations leading to a lawsuit under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).
A California employer recently received a lesson in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) compliance from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
The California Legislature has been busy with employment-related bills, passing measures to provide additional protections under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and removing the term "alien" from the state Labor Code.
Providing an important reminder about the potential for liability from customers, a new lawsuit was filed against a supermarket chain for allegedly failing to take action after a worker repeatedly complained about a customer's sexual harassment.
California's Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act just took effect on July 1 but Governor Jerry Brown has already signed into law tweaks to the statute.
In Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP, 562 U.S. __ (2011), the U.S. Supreme Court held that third parties may pursue retaliation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.