• 05.31.18

    Historic Ruling on Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

    On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court issued a significant decision for employers nationwide, effectively resolving a deep split among the circuits that followed the National Labor Relations Board’s D.R. Horton ruling in 2012.

  • 05.15.18

    #MeToo and the Changing Legal Landscape for Employers

    The international #MeToo movement has shone a spotlight on sexual assault and harassment in the workplace, with real and immediate consequences for those caught in its wake. The vast reach of the movement is clear, with an estimated 1.7 million tweets across 85 countries relating in some way to ...

  • 01.11.18

    Employment Law Webinar: Highlights From 2017 and What’s New in 2018

    In a webinar, Manatt’s employment and labor group attorneys explored key developments impacting California employers and offered practical guidance to help participants prepare for 2018. Topics covered included: New regulatory and legislative changes and updates for California ...

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    10.03.17

    Pitfalls of Social Media in the Workplace

    Social media is rapidly expanding in scope and utilization, and has fundamentally shifted how people discover information and communicate with each other. Manatt’s employment and labor practice hosted a complimentary webinar that explored key developments impacting employers and ...

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    07.25.17

    Trump Administration’s Impact on Employment Litigation and Enforcement

    As the Trump administration wrapped up the first 200 days of its agenda, Manatt’s employment and labor practice hosted a complimentary webinar that explored key developments impacting employers and provided practical guidance to prepare for what’s to come. Topics covered ...

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    02.09.17

    “Ban the Box” and Background Checks: Understanding Evolving Obligations

    Following a string of jurisdictions that have adopted “ban the box” legislation, employers must be ever vigilant about these laws’ complex compliance requirements, while continuing to be mindful of their obligations under the separate, but equally important, Fair Credit Reporting ...

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    12.08.16

    Employment Law Webinar: Highlights From 2016 and What’s New in 2017

    In a complimentary webinar, Manatt attorneys will explore key developments impacting California employers and offer practical guidance to prepare for 2017. ​Topics to be covered include: New Laws: New regulatory and legislative changes and updates for California employers. Government ...

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    11.02.16

    Retail Environmental Compliance: What’s Next in the Regulatory Pipeline?

    Hundreds of millions of dollars in civil penalties paid to settle retail hazardous waste enforcement actions. EPA announces increased focus on retail sector as part of new retail strategy. The Toxic Substances Control Act overhauled for the first time in 40 years. Increasing Clean Air Act ...

  • 07.15.16

    Unpacking the Little Known Nuances of FCRA Compliance

    You’re ready to obtain a background check for a new hire: you’ve checked all of the boxes on your Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) checklist and feel confident that you are in compliance. But what about the lesser known responsibilities and reporting requirements of employers? For ...

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    05.06.16

    Tracking 2016 Initiatives From the EEOC, DOL, and NLRB

    Employers have faced mounting challenges related to employment and wage and hour compliance. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of Labor (DOL) have been ramping up enforcement efforts, targeted investigations, audits and litigation. The EEOC unveiled changes to ...