Employers Have to Pay Workers For All the Time They Spend on a Job, Even If They’re On-Call or Sleeping

By | 2015-01-16T08:47:22+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Wage & Hour|

On Thursday, January 8, 2015, the California Supreme Court clarified that the concept of “hours worked” under California law is not the same as it is under federal law, finding California law calls for a higher standard.   The case is Mediola v. CPS Security Solutions, Inc., No. S21704. The case involved employer CPS Sec. Solutions, [...]

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Employees’ Rights Further Stripped by The Courts

By | 2015-01-06T13:27:58+00:00 June 24th, 2014|Wage & Hour|

Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court, you may not have the right to redress from the company that wronged you. In the wake of the United Supreme Court’s controversial decision in Concepcion, on Monday, in a 6-1 decision, the California Supreme Court, was forced to abrogate its prior well-reasoned decision in Gentry v. Superior Court, [...]

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New California Employment Laws for 2014

By | 2015-01-06T13:51:58+00:00 January 6th, 2014|Discrimination, Employment Law, FEHA, FMLA Leave, Maternity/Pregnancy Leave, Religious Discrimination, Retaliation, Wage & Hour, Whistleblower|

A host of new employment laws take effect in 2014, many of which went into effect on January 1, 2014. Below is a summary of a few of the new laws affecting the employment arena in 2014. Sexual Harassment Definition SB 292 amends the definition of harassment to clarify that sexually harassing conduct does not [...]

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