Natasha Baker will participate in a panel of Title IX experts at the 2019 Grand River Solutions Conference in Los Angeles, California on October 22, 2019. The title of the panel that Natasha will be speaking on is “New to Title IX? This One’s For You.” The panel will focus on all things Title IX,…

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Natasha Baker will participate in an international panel of employment lawyers at the Employment Law Alliance annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal on October 15, 2019. The title of the panel is “Evolution of the Non-Traditional, Digital Workplace: Maintaining an Appropriate Corporate Culture while Complying with Myriad and Complex Legal Requirements.” The panel will focus on…

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The following article was originally published on Law360 on September 20, 2019. Reposted with permission. New NLRB Rule Would Block Grad Student Unions By Braden Campbell Law360 – The National Labor Relations Board on Friday released a proposed rule that would block college teaching and research assistants from forming unions by declaring they don’t qualify…

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Derek Ishikawa was quoted in a September 19, 2019 Daily Journal article entitled “As contract work reclassification bill is signed, legal challengers are prepared.” The Daily Journal article explores the expected legal fight over worker reclassification following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signing of A.B. 5. Many companies (such as Uber’s chief legal officer Tony West), are…

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HK’s Derek Ishikawa provided perspective on AB5, the California State Assembly’s proposed rule governing so-called “gig workers” (independent contractors) to the San Francisco Chronicle in a September 5, 2019 article entitled “Some sectors warn that AB5 could hurt workers, raise prices” (subscription required). Supporters of AB5 include a strong Democratic majority, labor leaders, and Governor…

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