We hire employees to do their job, but what happens when they need protected time off or a reasonable accommodation?
There is no standard test to differentiate independent contractors from traditional employees. However, a number of common laws attempt to draw a line between the […]
It is no secret that Americans love chicken. Chicken is the most popular protein in the country, and the American chicken industry is the largest […]
In an effort to streamline its guidance and reflect the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has […]
Holding a gender-based scheduling policy giving only male detention service officers full weekends off was not unlawful discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights […]
Since March 2020, COVID-19 rules have been confusing at best. On August 11, 2022, in an effort to streamline the guidance and reflect the current […]
Esri, a digital mapping and analytics company based in Redlines, California, agreed to pay $2.3 million settlement in a discrimination lawsuit. The Department of Justice […]
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The California Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) authorizes aggrieved employees to file lawsuits to recover civil penalties on behalf of themselves, other employees, and the […]
In June, the City of Los Angeles passed an ordinance designed to increase safety protections for hotel workers in hotels, limit daily workload, and raise hotel worker wages. The new ordinance took effect on August 12, 2022. Under the ordinance, a hotel employer must place on the back of the entrance door to each guest… Continue Reading
The District of Columbia City Council has finalized amendments to implement the D.C. Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020 effective October 1, 2022, […]