The United States Supreme Court held that California’s Private Attorneys General Act rule is preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act to the extent California precludes division of PAGA actions into individual arbitrable claims and non-individual, non-arbitrable claims. On this episode of We get work™, we discuss the ramifications for PAGA actions in California now that the Supreme Court’s decision has overruled the California’s Supreme Court decision.
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Florida’s new Miya’s Law, Fla. Stat. 83.515, imposes background screening and other specific requirements on landlords regarding their employees who work in apartments that can be classified as “nontransient” or “transient.”
Joint Employers in Permian Basin Retaliated Against Workers Complaining of Race, National Origin and Sex Harassment, Federal Agency Charges
Companies with an open-ended approach are more attractive to prospective hires, and save money on paperwork and administration.
A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday denied an attempt by three Black coaches suing the National Football League for race discrimination to gather more evidence before responding to the league’s bid to send their claims to arbitration.
ManpowerGroup Inc. Chief Commercial Officer Becky Frankiewicz joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the resilience of the U.S. labor market, especially amid the July jobs report.
Hybrid and remote work are here to stay for millions of workers
Extreme heat is making work more dangerous. But beyond the West Coast, the fight to protect workers faces head winds.
California’s Healthy Workplace, Healthy Family Act (the Act) requiring most employers to provide paid sick leave for covered employees went into effect in 2015. However, in 2017 and 2021, two separate California federal district courts concluded that the Act was not applicable to rail workers due to preemption by the
SAN FRANCISCO (August 8, 2022) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Noah Garber as a shareholder in its San Francisco office. He was previously an attorney at Kaiser Permanente and, prior to that, served for a decade at the National Labor
While the federal government attempts to move forward with a more uniform national law, Connecticut joined California, Colorado, Utah, and Virginia in passing a comprehensive consumer privacy law.
The legislation signed by Connecticut’s governor in May 2022, will take effect on July 1, 2023. However, provisions related to a task
David Carvalho Martins answers questions about the payment of remuneration – or benefits – in cryptocurrencies.
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Kwabena A. Appenteng explains why legal and compliance teams are critical to employers who will have to respond to requests for data correction under the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2023.
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