Legislation Proposed In California To Expand The Statute of Limitations For Harassment Claims
In one of her first acts after being sworn in for her second term in the Assembly, Assemblymember El...

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Employer Will Pay $3.5 Million For Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination
The Cato Corporation, a leading retailer of women's fashion and accessories, has agreed to pay $3.5 ...

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SB 1343, in effect as January 1, 2019, expands the required AB 1825 harassment training to cover emp...

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Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issued an interim final rule updating two model...

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Employer Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Suit for $1.75 Million
Family HealthCare Network has agreed to pay $1.75 million and furnish other relief to settle a disab...

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California Employers Must Understand “Premium Pay”
Many California employers do not understand their legal obligation to pay “premium pay.” An employer...

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DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against LA County Involving Pre-Employment Physicals
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has settled an employment discrimina...

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DOL Investigation Recovers $3.5 Million In Back Wages And Benefits For Employees
The Department of Labor (DOL) is reporting that a company, California Cartage Company LLC, which is ...

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EEOC Releases Preliminary FY 2018 Sexual Harassment Data
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released its FY 2018 sexual harassment d...

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EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settles For $3.5 Million
The U.S. District Court has approved a settlement between Alorica, Inc. and the United States Equal ...

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Ninth Circuit Rules For Uber in Misclassification Lawsuit
In a major victory for Uber Technologies, Inc., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal reversed a lower c...

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Content Moderator Claims PTSD From Reviewing Images Posted On Facebook
A former Facebook content moderator, Selena Scola, is suing Facebook alleging that she developed Pos...

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Legislation Proposed In California To Expand The Statute of Limitations For Harassment Claims
Employer Will Pay $3.5 Million For Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination
DFEH Announces New Online Harassment Training Resources For Employers
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
Employer Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Suit for $1.75 Million
California Employers Must Understand “Premium Pay”
DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against LA County Involving Pre-Employment Physicals
DOL Investigation Recovers $3.5 Million In Back Wages And Benefits For Employees
EEOC Releases Preliminary FY 2018 Sexual Harassment Data
EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settles For $3.5 Million
Ninth Circuit Rules For Uber in Misclassification Lawsuit
Content Moderator Claims PTSD From Reviewing Images Posted On Facebook
  • Legislation Proposed In California To Expand...
    Dec 11, 2018
    In one of her first acts after being sworn in for her second term in the Assembly, Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) introduced, along with Assemblymember Laura Friedman, AB 9 which extends the administrative timeline to bring forward a complaint of workplace harassment from one year to three years pursuant to the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

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    Employer Will Pay $3.5 Million For...
    Dec 11, 2018
    The Cato Corporation, a leading retailer of women's fashion and accessories, has agreed to pay $3.5 million to resolve a nationwide, systemic investigation conducted jointly out of the Chicago and Philadelphia Offices of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The Cato Corporation, based in Charlotte, N.C., has also agreed to update its reasonable accommodation policies to ensure there is no discrimination against pregnant employees or those with disabilities. According to the EEOC’s investigation, The Cato Corporation denied reasonable accommodations to certain pregnant employees or those with disabilities, made certain employees take unpaid leaves of absence, and/or terminated them because of their disabilities. 
    The agreement between EEOC and The Cato Corporation...

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    DFEH Announces New Online Harassment Training...
    Dec 11, 2018
    SB 1343, in effect as January 1, 2019, expands the required AB 1825 harassment training to cover employers with five (5) or more employees (as opposed to employers with 50 or more employers), to include all nonsupervisory employees.

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  • Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues...
    Dec 10, 2018
    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issued an interim final rule updating two model disclosures to reflect changes made to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by recent legislation.

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    Employer Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Suit for...
    Dec 10, 2018
    Family HealthCare Network has agreed to pay $1.75 million and furnish other relief to settle a disability and pregnancy  discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  (EEOC).

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    California Employers Must Understand “Premium Pay”...
    Oct 24, 2018
    Many California employers do not understand their legal obligation to pay “premium pay.” An employer’s failure to understand the obligation to pay “premium pay” when owed to an employee, can result in costly litigation pursuant to California’s Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”). In general, “premium pay” is extra pay, at an employee’s regular rate of pay, that is owed to an hourly (non-exempt) employee when the employee fails to take a rest or meal period by the required time, due to action by the employer. For example, if an employer needs an employee to take a delayed rest or meal...

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  • DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against...
    Oct 16, 2018
    The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has settled an employment discrimination case with the County of Los Angeles involving two complainants who were allegedly denied or delayed positions with the County due to the County’s pre-employment medical examination requirements, which the DFEH alleged were overly broad.

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    DOL Investigation Recovers $3.5 Million In...
    Oct 10, 2018
    The Department of Labor (DOL) is reporting that a company, California Cartage Company LLC, which is based in Long Beach, California, will pay $3,573,074 to 1,416 employees after the DOL found the company violated federal contract provisions of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA).

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    EEOC Releases Preliminary FY 2018 Sexual...
    Oct 05, 2018
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released its FY 2018 sexual harassment data today - highlighting its work over the past fiscal year to address the pervasive problem of workplace harassment.

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