The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that service advisers are salesmen and therefore exempt from overti...

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal has ruled that salary history cannot be used to justify paying les...

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U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Definition of "Whistleblower"

The U.S. Supreme Court, in Digital Reality Inc. v. Somers, has narrowed the definition of "...

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Immigration Agents Raid 77 Northern California Workplaces; No Arrests Reported
Federal immigration agents raided 77 businesses in Northern California this week, demanding proof th...

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EEO-1 Survey For 2017 Now Open
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has completed its mailing of the 2017 “EEO-1...

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EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Enforcement And Litigation Data
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that 84,254 workplace discrimi...

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NLRB Establishes New Standard Governing Workplace Policies, and Upholds No-Camera Policy in Boeing
In a 3-2 decision involving The Boeing Company, the National Labor Relations Board overruled Luthera...

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Federal Judge Alex Kozinski Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Alex Kozinski, a high-profile federal judge, has retired following sexual harassment accu...

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Facebook Ads That Let Employers Target Younger Workers Focus Of Class Action Lawsuit
According to a class action lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco, by the Communication Wo...

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NLRB Reinstates Prior Joint-Employer Standard
In a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board has overruled the Board’s 2015 decision in Bro...

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California SDI and PFL Benefits Set To Increase 1/1/2018


AB 908, which takes effect January 1, 2018, makes two major changes to the SDI and PFL...

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Labor Department Extends Comment Period For Tip Pooling Rule Amid Backlash

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is providing the public with more time to comment on i...

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Service Advisors Are Entitled To Overtime
Salary History Doesn't Justify Paying Women Less, 9th Circuit Rules In Opinion Written By Late Judge
U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Definition of "Whistleblower"
Immigration Agents Raid 77 Northern California Workplaces; No Arrests Reported
EEO-1 Survey For 2017 Now Open
EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Enforcement And Litigation Data
NLRB Establishes New Standard Governing Workplace Policies, and Upholds No-Camera Policy in Boeing
Federal Judge Alex Kozinski Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Allegations
Facebook Ads That Let Employers Target Younger Workers Focus Of Class Action Lawsuit
NLRB Reinstates Prior Joint-Employer Standard
California SDI and PFL Benefits Set To Increase 1/1/2018
Labor Department Extends Comment Period For Tip Pooling Rule Amid Backlash
  • U.S. Supreme Court Rules Service Advisors...
    Apr 10, 2018
    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that service advisers are salesmen and therefore exempt from overtime requirements, pursuant to federal law (the Fair Labor Standards Act).

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    Salary History Doesn't Justify Paying Women...
    Apr 10, 2018
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal has ruled that salary history cannot be used to justify paying less to women in comparable jobs.

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    U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Definition of...
    Feb 21, 2018

    The U.S. Supreme Court, in Digital Reality Inc. v. Somers, has narrowed the definition of "whistleblower." The case involves Paul Somers, who was the Vice President at Digital Realty Trust, Inc., from 2010 to 2014. During this time he filed reports to senior management about possible securities law violations by the company. Digital Realty eventually terminated Somers, and he filed suit in the U.S. district court for California, alleging that Digital Realty terminated him for his reports of securities law violations in violation of the anti-retaliation protections of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Dodd-Frank...

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  • Immigration Agents Raid 77 Northern California...
    Feb 02, 2018
    Federal immigration agents raided 77 businesses in Northern California this week, demanding proof that their employees are legally allowed to work in the United States, officials said.

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    EEO-1 Survey For 2017 Now Open...
    Jan 26, 2018
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has completed its mailing of the 2017 “EEO-1 Survey Notification Letters” to employers.

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    EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Enforcement...
    Jan 26, 2018
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that 84,254 workplace discrimination charges were filed with the federal agency nationwide during fiscal year (FY) 2017.

    Read more

  • NLRB Establishes New Standard Governing Workplace...
    Dec 21, 2017
    In a 3-2 decision involving The Boeing Company, the National Labor Relations Board overruled Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia, 343 NLRB 646 (2004), which articulated the Board’s previous standard governing whether facially neutral workplace rules, policies and employee handbook provisions unlawfully interfere with the exercise of rights protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

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    Federal Judge Alex Kozinski Resigns Over...
    Dec 21, 2017

    Alex Kozinski, a high-profile federal judge, has retired following sexual harassment accusations from at least 15 women.

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    Facebook Ads That Let Employers Target...
    Dec 21, 2017
    According to a class action lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco, by the Communication Workers of America, thirteen companies including T-Mobile US, Amazon, Inc., and Cox Communications Inc., imposed age limits on who could see recruitment ads, allegedly limiting some only to people younger than 38.

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