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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.

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLFederal Government Extends FMLA Rights to More Same-Sex Married Couples
Katherine A. Hren, Richard S. Rosenberg, Rami A. Yomtov; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015
The Obama administration has taken a huge step to protect the employment rights of same-sex married couples. Effective March 27, 2015, legally married same-sex couples will be able to enjoy the same rights as legally married opposite-sex couples under the Family and Medical Leave Act...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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.

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court to Consider Whether an Employer Must Provide Religious Accommodation to Employees Who Wear a Religious Head Scarf
Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 3, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014
Employers be on notice. The United States Supreme Court has recently agreed to hear a case, EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., which will impact an employer's obligation to provide religious accommodations to employees or prospective employees who seek to wear religious garb that may not...

 

HTMLEmployers Must Pay Employee Cell Phone Expenses
Jeffrey P. Fuchsman, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 28, 2014, previously published on August 14, 2014
Employers get out your checkbooks. The California Court of Appeal has ruled that employers must reimburse employees for the reasonable cost of using their personal cell phones to make or receive business calls. In a case involving Schwan's Home Service, the Court ruled that the company must...

 

HTMLCourt Approves Suing Ex-Employee for Extortion
Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 28, 2014, previously published on August 12, 2014
It happens every day. A current or ex-employee threatens to "blow the whistle" on some perceived employer misconduct to leverage the employer into providing a beneficial change at work or a hefty severance package. If this happens, it turns out that, in certain cases, such threats...

 


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