Several state and local minimum wage rates will increase in the latter half of 2022, with most of these changes effective on July 1, 2022. Increases to minimum wage rates for nonexempt employees and tipped employees in Florida will occur later in the year, on September 30, 2022.
Archives for June 18, 2022
Earlier this week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal held in Johnson v. WinCo Foods LLC, that time spent traveling to and taking a pre-employment drug test is not compensable where the drug test was a pre-condition of
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that as of June 12, 2022, international airline passengers (regardless of citizenship or vaccination status) are no longer required to provide proof of a negative viral COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight
In a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit, the Court of Appeals upheld the district court ruling in favor of grocery chain WinCo Holdings, Inc., holding that plaintiffs who were not yet employees when they took drug tests were not entitled to compensation for the time spent being tested.
In a bit of welcome news, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision yesterday in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana. As you may recall, this case involved whether a California employer may include in an arbitration agreement a waiver of representative claims under the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”).