On September 28, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 1384, which (1) expands the California Labor Commissioner’s representation to arbitrations for claimants who cannot afford counsel, (2) requires employers to serve petitions to compel arbitration on the Labor Commissioner, and (3) allows the Labor Commissioner to represent claimants in proceedings
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On September 17, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill No. 1383, which repealed the current California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and eliminated the California New Parent Leave Act, replacing those statutes with a new CFRA, which can be found at California Government Code Section 12945.2, et seq.
On September 28, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 2017, which revises Labor Code § 233 (also known as the “Kin Care” law) to provide that an employee has the right to designate sick leave as for kin care; or for the employee’s own health condition or for obtaining relief
Youli Lee is proud of the years she worked for the U.S. government, prosecuting cybercrime in some of the world’s darkest places. These days, she’s the one looking for places to hide out.
We celebrate our five-year anniversary with a classic case that poses a complex dilemma for managers. Should a high performer who brushes off company values be promoted?
Google’s recent $310 million settlement includes more than 80 updates or changes to its handling of sexual misconduct, discrimination and retaliation cases, the settlement filing shows.
The global pandemic has stress levels running high these days.
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Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act provides a private cause of action to workers, allowing state-sanctioned, card-carrying medical pot patients to sue their employers for alleged discrimination based on their lawful use of the drug, a federal judge in Philadelphia ruled on an issue of first impression.
The winner of the presidency will face a U.S. labor market that is still recovering from a pandemic-induced shock that ended a decade of job growth
As much as we might want to abolish them, hierarchies serve a purpose at work.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments. The FLSA applies to employers whose annual sales total $500,000 or more or who are engaged in interstate commerce. The law covers nearly all workplaces.
Without the option of a casual desk drop-by, nurturing early-career talent takes creativity. Here are a few strategies to inspire you.