In September, California created a cause of action whereby employees may challenge non-compete agreements and win damages and attorney’s fees (see our prior post on “New Golden State Law to Create Gold Rush Litigation Testing Non-Compete Agreement.”)
Archives for October 19, 2023
An employer offers a private room for employees to pump breast milk. But a male employee says he needs to use it for anxiety breaks.
The Labor Department found 5,792 kids working in violation of child labor laws in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30
On a recent Saturday, a crowd marched in the rain outside a Stellantis parts distribution center in Tappan, N.Y.
Experts offer tips on what to do if you’re not getting the respect or compensation you deserve.
The share of workers with relatively speedy commutes has increased compared to pre-pandemic times, per a new Axios analysis of census data.
Employers and their workers can’t seem to find common ground on benefits. While 78% of employers believe their workers are highly satisfied with their benefits, only 59% of employees express the same, according to Aflac’s newest WorkForces Report, released this week.
NFIB filed an amicus brief today in the case Jatonya Clayborn Muldrow v. City of St. Louis, Missouri, et al. at the United States Supreme Court. The case questions whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 categorically applies to all transfer decisions, regardless of whether the transfer negatively alters the employee’s compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.
Colliers SVP Emily Hoffman says the traditional office model is not dead, just changing, and a return to the office full-time is on the rise.
Amazon is now giving managers leeway to effectively fire employees who fail to meet the company’s three-times-a-week, return-to-office mandate.
Why the “career ladder” is an outdated concept.
Following on the heels of the launch of the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (DPF)1 this summer, the U.S. Department of Commerce has extended the DPF to cover transfers of personal data from the United Kingdom (UK) (and Gibraltar) to the United States, in addition to transfers from the European Union
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently announced that as of October 11, 2023, the H-2B cap for nonagricultural workers had been reached for the first half of fiscal year 2024.
First-of-its-kind law in California will require venture capital firms to collect and report demographic composition of the founding members of the businesses in which they invest.
On October 13, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that will reinforce the state’s ban on noncompete agreements in employment.