Last week, the California Supreme Court confronted questions from the Ninth Circuit about the application of California’s wage and hour laws to flight attendants and pilots who work primarily outside…

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Is it safe for work to reopen? That is the biggest question employers everywhere are asking as COVID-19 stay-at-home orders start to lift. But that one question spawns many others,…

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Our 20-part blog series, Planning for the Rebound, is now at the end, which may leave you thinking that you are prepared for anything that could possibly come your way….

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On April 16, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Executive Order No. N-51-20 (the “Order”), providing paid sick leave to food sector workers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many city-specific…

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As businesses begin resuming operations and recalling employees from furlough and layoff, companies may decide they no longer need to recall all employees. Perhaps companies have learned that certain positions…

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TOP 10 DEVELOPMENTS OF 2018 IN EMPLOYMENT AND HIGHER EDUCATION LAW:  NUMBER 7 – CLASS ACTION WAGE & HOUR WIN FOR EMPLOYERS Employers of Commissioned and Piece-Rate Employees: Pay Minimum…

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TOP 10 DEVELOPMENTS OF 2018 IN EMPLOYMENT AND HIGHER EDUCATION LAW: NUMBER 8 – EQUAL PAY REDEFINED Pay Me What You Owe Me: Aileen Rizo Redefines the Equal Pay Act…

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While Washington is shifting in one direction, California continues its tectonic shift in another. Recent amendments to California’s Fair Pay Act continue that momentum. Effective January 2017, these amendments include the Act’s…

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We enter 2017 with a new President, a polarized electorate, an incomplete Supreme Court, and an increasingly isolated California. Against this dramatic backdrop, Glen Kraemer will examine the most important…

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Review of key legislation taking effect in 2016 that will impact Contra Costa County business owners, consultants and human resources professionals. Download: Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council Midyear Legislative…

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