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|Supreme Court Asked To Decide Whether Colorado's Marijuana Legalization Violates Constitution|
Roger S. Kaplan; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 19, 2014Nebraska and Oklahoma have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to let them file suit against Colorado, challenging that State's legalization of marijuana. Colorado's neighbors contend, among other things, that the state's marijuana legalization program violates the federal Controlled Substances Act, which...
|Temporary Protected Status Extended to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea|
Sujata Ajmera; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 30, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been extended to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea for a period of 18 months, according to U.S. Department of Homeland Security's November 20, 2014, announcement. The designation, prompted by the ongoing spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in these Western African...
|What to Watch for at National Labor Relations Board in 2015|
Howard M. Bloom, Philip B. Rosen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 30, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014The National Labor Relations Board has not been shy about making news with controversial decisions during 2014. Holding franchisors liable for unfair labor practices allegedly committed by franchisees and finding violations of the National Labor Relations Act in routine contract and policy language...
|Not All Supervisor Misconduct Violates Public Policy Sufficiently to Support Whistleblowing Claims|
Mitchell Boomer, Stephanie T. Yang; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 29, 2015, previously published on December 8, 2014On 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...
|San Francisco Enacts So-Called "Retail Workers' Bill of Rights"|
Dylan B. Carp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 29, 2015, previously published on December 10, 2014San 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...
|Security Screening Time Need Not Be Paid, SCOTUS Rules - Expect California Law to Differ|
Robert M. Pattison; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 29, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014Waiting 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.
|Los Angeles Minimum Wage Increase for Hotel Workers May Have Far Reaching Implications|
Lisa Barnett Sween; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 29, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2014On 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,...
|Governor Brown Appoints New Leaders to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing|
Kyle C. Worrell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 29, 2015, previously published on January 6, 2015On 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).
|California 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.;
January 29, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014On 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,...
|2014 Transitional Reinsurance Fee Reporting Deadline Extended to December 5, 2014|
Keith Ranta; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
January 28, 2015, previously published on November 21, 2014The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced that the 2014 deadline for reporting the number of participants covered under a health plan for purposes of paying the 2014 Transitional Reinsurance Fee has been extended from November 15, 2014 to December 5, 2014. Insurers and...