Maurice Jenkins discusses a diversity program he helped facilitate as a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers that aimed to improve diversity among the trial bar in “Kudos and ‘C’mon!’: ACTL Just Pulled Off an Impressive Program to Diversify the Trial Bar. Again, Please.” published by Law.com.
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Charles Seemann and Kyle Bevan author “Companies Face Increased Litigation Over COBRA Notices,” published by SHRM.
Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law Senate Bill 3146, amending the Illinois “One Day Rest in Seven” Act (ODRISA), on May 13, 2022. Those amendments add additional meal period, day of rest, and notice requirements to, and significantly increase the potential civil penalties for violations of, the Act. The amendments to ODRISA become effective on January 1, 2023.
Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation Chief Judge David W. Langham recently announced multiple changes to the consolidation of districts and to the mediation process in workers’ compensation cases which will have immediate impact on the larger practice area.
CDF Partner and Chair of the Firm’s DEI Committee, Alison Tsao, authors the article “Women Mentors and Sponsors: The XX Factor to Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Law” for the Daily Journal Corporation.
Earlier this week, the California Supreme Court added another layer of complexity to California’s already-onerous wage and hour regulatory scheme. In this week’s development, the California Supreme Court held in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc., that premiums for missed meal periods now constitute “wages” that must be reported on statutorily required wage statements pursuant to Labor Code section 226.7 and paid in a timely manner pursuant to Labor Code section 203.
Current managers and bosses would be wise to learn what makes Gen Zers tick at work.
A Nevada judge dismissed the league’s motion to move the case to arbitration. Gruden, the former Raiders coach, claims that the N.F.L. leaked disparaging emails that led him to resign in October.
‘The reality is people in Arkansas can work anywhere now,’ says a local grid operator.
Five strategies to help you cut back.
Rhonda Levy and George Vassos discuss a case in which an arbitrator dismissed a grievance over a mandatory vaccination mandate and the lessons for Canadian employers.
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As some companies are exiting Russia over the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Uliana Kozeychuk explains why exiting can be tricky from an employment law standpoint.
Rod Fliegel talks about employee background screenings – the FCRA issues for employers to consider, the importance of providing a pre-adverse action notice and common mistakes employers make.
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Michael Lotito, David Ostern and Michelle Devlin examine the PRO Act and other ways the Biden administration is trying to transform American labor law.