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Supreme Court Will Hear Wide Range of Workplace Disputes

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September 25, 2015

NLRB's New Joint Employer Test May Impact OSHA

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September 21, 2015
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Mass.: First Workplace Medical Marijuana Lawsuit Filed

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September 21, 2015

All Employers Need a Workplace Violence Plan

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September 17, 2015

UK: Employee Fairly Dismissed for Old Facebook Comments

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September 2, 2015

Wage Secrecy Prohibitions Require Caution by Employers

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August 28, 2015
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Cities, States Increasing Minimum Wage, Requiring Paid Leave

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August 27, 2015

State Laws Ban Access to Workers' Social Media Accounts

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July 29, 2015

States in Forefront of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Bias Legislation

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July 28, 2015

Does ERISA Bar State's Collection of Health Care Data?

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July 8, 2015

Justices Will Review Fee Collection by Public Employees' Unions

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July 6, 2015
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Calif.: FedEx Agrees to Settle Drivers' Misclassification Claims for $228M

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June 19, 2015

Put Vacation Policies in Writing

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June 17, 2015

 

The Los Angeles City Council voted on May 19 2015, to raise the city’s minimum wage from $9 to $15 by 2020.

The council voted 14-1 to phase in the wage increase over five years. It will rise to to $10.50 in July 2016, to $12 in 2017, $13.25 in 2018, $14.25 in 2019 and $15 in 2020. Starting in 2022, annual increases will be linked to inflation.

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May 22, 2015

Supreme Court Reaches Compromise on Reviewability of EEOC Conciliation Efforts

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May 1, 2015
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High Court to Review Time Limit for Filing Constructive Discharge Claim

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May 1, 2015

Use of On-Call Shifts in Retail Industry Questioned in N.Y.

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April 24, 2015
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In addition to choosing candidates for federal, state and local offices on Nov. 4, voters in many states will be tasked with addressing several important public-policy questions.  

In Massachusetts, voters will be asked to decide whether employers should be required to provide paid sick leave to employees. Minimum-wage measures have been certified to appear on the ballots in five states. 

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November 4, 2014

In a long-awaited decision, California’s highest court on May 29, 2014, affirmed a 2012 state court of appeals decision vacating a $15 million judgment in a misclassification class action brought under state law. In the lawsuit, which was brought against U.S.

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June 13, 2014

The popularity of electronic cigarettes (aka e-cigarettes) continues to increase across the country. An e-cigarette is a battery-powered device that provides the user with inhaled doses of a vaporized liquid. Generally, the vapor contains nicotine and is inhaled as an alternative to a tobacco cigarette.

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February 25, 2014
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