CA Court of Appeal Issues Decision Impacting Employer Scheduling Practices
A California Court of Appeal has ruled in Ward v. Tilly, that a scheduling practice used by many emp...

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The California Supreme Court has ruled in Goonewardene v. ADP, LLC, Cal., No. S238941, that ADP, LLC...

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California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) has proposed six (6) months of paid parental leave for parents ...

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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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CA Court of Appeal Issues Decision Impacting Employer Scheduling Practices
CA Supreme Court Holds ADP Not Liable For Mistakes In Paychecks
California Governor Newsom Proposes 6 Months of Paid Parental Leave
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
  • CA Court of Appeal Issues Decision...
    Feb 08, 2019
    A California Court of Appeal has ruled in Ward v. Tilly, that a scheduling practice used by many employers in which employees are required to call in ahead of time to confirm if they must report to work, is unlawful, unless the employee is paid reporting time pay, even if the employee does not need to report to the worksite.

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    CA Supreme Court Holds ADP Not...
    Feb 08, 2019
    The California Supreme Court has ruled in Goonewardene v. ADP, LLC, Cal., No. S238941, that ADP, LLC, a national payroll company, is not liable for mistakes made on the employee’s paycheck.

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    California Governor Newsom Proposes 6 Months...
    Jan 10, 2019
    California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) has proposed six (6) months of paid parental leave for parents of newborns.

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  • 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
     

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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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