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HTMLDOL Nullifies Use of Employer-Provided Wage Surveys in H-2B Program
Otieno Ombok; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2014
Calling the Department of Labor regulations authorizing employers to use employer-provided wage surveys for prevailing wage determinations (PWDs) for H-2B workers arbitrary and capricious, and finding that they violate of the Administrative Procedure Act, the U.S. court of appeals in Philadelphia...

 

HTMLLaw Professors’ Letter Advocate that Executive Authority to Extend Deportation Deferrals
Nicola Prall; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
On December 3, 2014, NBC News reportedly obtained a November 3 letter written by Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Stephen Legomsky, Hiroshi Motomura, and Michael Olivas - four distinguished immigration law professors. The professors did not take a position on who should be included in the President's...

 

HTMLGovernor Brown Appoints New Leaders to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
Kyle C. Worrell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 29, 2015, previously published on January 6, 2015
On December 29, 2014, Governor Edmond G. Brown announced the appointments of Kevin Kish as the new Director and Joan Keegan as the new Chief Deputy Director for the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).

 

HTMLNot All Supervisor Misconduct Violates Public Policy Sufficiently to Support Whistleblowing Claims
Mitchell Boomer, Stephanie T. Yang; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 29, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2014
On December 1, 2014, in Ferrick v. Santa Clara University (H040252), the California Court of Appeal rejected a university employee's attempt to support her wrongful termination claim with allegations of embezzlement, tax evasion, or other alleged improprieties in public financing and real estate...

 

HTMLCalifornia Appellate Court Holds that Federal Law Does Not Preempt California’s Meal and Rest Break Requirements for Truck Drivers
Adam Y. Siegel, William Weiner; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 29, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014
On October 28, 2014, a California Court of Appeal held that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 ("FAAAA") does not preempt California's meal and rest break requirements as applied to motor carriers.[Godfrey v. Oakland Port Services Corp. (Cal. App. Ct. Oct. 28,...

 

HTMLLos Angeles Minimum Wage Increase for Hotel Workers May Have Far Reaching Implications
Lisa Barnett Sween; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 29, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014
On December 16, 2014, the American Hotel & Lodging Association and the Asian American Hotel Owners Association filed suit in federal court seeking to enjoin the City of Los Angeles from implementing the new Hotel Workers Act, which would put in place one of the nation's highest minimum wages,...

 

HTMLSecurity Screening Time Need Not Be Paid, SCOTUS Rules - Expect California Law to Differ
Robert M. Pattison; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 29, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
Waiting to go through a security screening and then being screened is not compensable time under federal wage-hour law, the U.S. Supreme Court decided in a case issued. But don't expect California courts to interpret California law in the same way.

 

HTMLSan Francisco Enacts So-Called "Retail Workers' Bill of Rights"
Dylan B. Carp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 29, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014
San Francisco has enacted an ordinance designed to require large retail chains to provide more predictability to their workers. The ordinance, entitled the "Predictable Scheduling and Fair Treatment for Formula Retail Employees Ordinance," will become operative on July 5, 2015. You can...

 

HTMLJustice Department Announces Recovery of Nearly $6 Billion From False Claims Act Cases in Fiscal Year 2014
Michael Bertoncini; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 28, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
The Justice Department announced that it secured a record $5.69 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving fraud against the government in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014 (“FY2014”). This marks the first time the Justice Department recovered more than $5...

 

HTMLOFCCP Posts FAQs Addressing Submission of Compensation Data in Compliance Reviews
Laura A. Mitchell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 28, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014
One of the biggest changes to OFCCP's recently revised scheduling letter is the requirement that employers must now submit employee-level pay data at the outset of an OFCCP audit. As the Agency puts 2,500 establishments on notice of upcoming audits, and in response to contractor questions and...

 


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