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HTMLSupreme Court Reinstates Case of the Rejected Job Applicant Who Was Denied a Position at Abercrombie & Fitch Because She Wore A Religious Head Scarf To Her Job Interview
Katherine A. Hren, Shant A. Kotchounian, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 17, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015
Hiring decisions (or at least the failure to hire) just got a lot more risky thanks to an 8-1 decision issued last week by the United States Supreme Court in a case involving retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. The case, EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. was discussed extensively in our...

 

HTMLUpdate to New Rule Expanding Coverage under the FMLA to Same-Sex Married Couples - Court Blocks Implementation of New Rule
Katherine A. Hren, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 7, 2015
As we previously reported (Federal Government Extends FMLA Rights to More Same-Sex Married Couples ), the Department of Labor ("DOL") recently amended its long-standing rule and expanded coverage under the Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") to include protections for same-sex...

 

HTMLIf the Senate Gets its Way, Holidays in California will Really be Something to Celebrate
Jessica A. Gomez, Katherine A. Hren, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 22, 2015
A California state Assembly Committee recently approved "The Double Pay on the Holiday Act of 2015" (Assembly Bill 67). If passed, the new law would require employers to pay employees at least "twice the employee's regular rate of pay" on a "family holiday." A...

 

HTMLSan Francisco Employers: Get Ready for More Wage Increases
Jessica A. Gomez, Katherine A. Hren, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on May 5, 2015
In November 2014, San Francisco voters passed a "Minimum Wage Ordinance" that "not-so-gradually" increases the minimum wage for all employees working in the City and County of San Francisco over the next several years. The Minimum Wage Ordinance took effect on January 1, 2015,...

 

HTMLReligion and the Workplace: EEOC Guidance
Katherine A. Hren, Richard S. Rosenberg, Rami A. Yomtov; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
With so much recent media attention devoted to the subject of religious conflict, it's only natural that such matters spill over into the workplace. We thought it would be a good time for a brief refresher on an employer's basic duty to accommodate the sincerely held religious beliefs and...

 

HTMLEEOC Statistics Show Workplace Retaliation Claims On The Rise
Katherine A. Hren, Shant A. Kotchounian, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015
This time each year, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) releases a comprehensive breakdown concerning the number and types of employment-related charges that have been filed in the prior year.

 

HTMLCA Appellate Court Nixes Security Guards' $94 Million Award for Rest Break Violations
Ballard Rosenberg Golper Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on January 13, 2015
On December 31, 2014, a California Court of Appeal unanimously reversed a $94 million judgment against a security firm which had required its security guards to carry their radios and remain "on-call" during the guards' paid ten minute rest breaks. The appellate court ruled that the rest...

 

HTMLNew Laws for 2015
Jessica A. Gomez, Katherine A. Hren, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 4, 2015
The California State Legislature was very busy in 2014, enacting numerous labor and employment laws that will affect the day-to-day operations, practices, and policies of California employers in 2015. We have been getting a lot of questions lately about these new laws and provide a summary of the...

 

HTMLWhat Ban the Box Means For You
Katherine A. Hren, Eric W. Mueller, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015
We have been getting a number of questions lately about so-called "Ban-the Box" legislation. Here is an overview for your information.

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Decision Reminds Employers to Review Accommodation Policies for Pregnant Employees
Katherine A. Hren, Stephanie B. Kantor, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015
The Supreme Court revived a lawsuit brought by a United Parcel Service (UPS) employee who was denied light duty work while pregnant, finding that there was a legitimate dispute over whether UPS provided more favorable treatment to non-pregnant employees requiring workplace accommodations. This...

 


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