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HTMLGood News For Employers Looking To Avoid Class Actions
Hill Farrer Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2014, previously published on June 23, 2014
Today, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, regarding the enforceability of class-action waivers in arbitration agreements. The Court finally acknowledged precedent from the United States Supreme Court and held that the...

 

HTMLMinimum Wage Increase Effective July 1, 2014 - What You Need To Know
Hill Farrer Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2014, previously published on June 2014
Although many employers are aware of the upcoming change to the California state minimum wage, here is one last reminder. The California state minimum wage will increase to $9.00 an hour starting July 1, 2014. It will increase again to $10.00 per hour on January 1, 2016.

 

HTMLBefore The National Labor Relations Board
Hill Farrer Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2014, previously published on Spring 2014
In D.R. Horton Inc., the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) held that an employer violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act by enforcing an arbitration policy that prohibited any participation in class, collective or similar action by employees. According to the NLRB, such a...

 

HTMLRecent Developments In Employee Benefits: Keep Your Company Up To Date
Whitney B. Kringel, Thomas F. Reed; Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 26, 2013, previously published on November 2013
Within the ever-changing employee benefits landscape, there have been several important employee benefit developments recently meriting special attention.

 

HTMLRecent Employee Developments: Know How They Affect Your Company
Whitney B. Kringel, Thomas F. Reed; Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 19, 2013, previously published on November 2013
Within the ever-changing employee benefits landscape, there have been two important employee benefit developments recently meriting special attention.

 

HTMLNew Mimimum Wage Bill Signed Into Law
Hill Farrer Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2013, previously published on September 26, 2013
On September 25, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill to increase California’s minimum wage (AB 10). The bill was passed overwhelmingly on straight party-line votes by the California state senate and assembly. The bill would increase the current $8 per hour minimum wage to $9 per hour...