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HTMLCalifornia Employers: New Requirements Go Into Effect Today. Is Your Harassment/Discrimination Policy Ready?
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 1, 2016
On April 1, 2016, recent changes by the California Fair Employment and Housing Council to the regulations implementing the state’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) take effect. Among the changes are an expanded training requirement, whereby employers are required to train employees on...

 

HTMLA Beginner’s Guide to OSHA’s Final Silica Rule
John F. Martin; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
On March 24, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its final rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule was published in the Federal Register on March 25, 2016.

 

HTMLGovernor Brown Signs California’s $15 Minimum Wage Bill
Christopher W. Olmsted; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 4, 2016
On April 4, 2016, Governor Brown—as expected—signed a bill to raise the state minimum wage rate to $15.00 per hour by 2022. The new law will increase the minimum wage for large and small businesses according to two schedules. It will also have the effect of increasing the minimum exempt...

 

HTMLThe Supreme Court’s Decision on Public Union Fees: Still Valid But No Further Guidance
Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak Stewart P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 18, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
On March 29, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a per curiam opinion in a case on the validity of public-sector “agency shop” arrangements, which permit unions to charge a fee (in order to pay for select costs) to public employees who do not join a union. During oral...

 

HTMLSanta Monica Adopts Minimum Wage and Sick Leave Ordinance for Hotel Workers
Charles L. Thompson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 18, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
In January 2016, the Santa Monica, California City Council adopted a wide-reaching ordinance that raises the city’s minimum wage for hotel workers. The ordinance also imposes paid sick leave requirements on hotel employers that exceed those of the state’s paid sick leave statute. The...

 

HTMLAustin Passes "Ban the Box" Ordinance
Daniel A. Verrett; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 1, 2016
On March 24, 2016, the Austin City Council passed an ordinance that will significantly restrict many employers from making employment decisions about applicants or employees based on their criminal histories. The Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance, commonly known as a “ban the box”...

 

HTMLPasadena Joins Growing List of California Cities Imposing City Minimum Wage
Charles L. Thompson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 18, 2016, previously published on March 29, 2016
On March 14, 2016, the Pasadena City Council adopted an ordinance to increase the city’s minimum wage. Beginning on July 1, 2016, employers with 26 or more employees must pay a minimum wage of $10.50 per hour to all employees who work at least 2 hours per week within the city’s...

 

HTMLCalifornia $15 Minimum Wage Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature
Christopher W. Olmsted; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 18, 2016, previously published on April 1, 2016
On March 31, 2016, the California legislature approved the nation’s highest statewide minimum wage. SB-3, approved in both the State Senate and Assembly, will increase the state’s minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2022. Governor Jerry Brown has already signaled that he intends to sign...

 

HTMLThe New California Regulations, Part I: Preventing and Correcting Wrongful Behavior
Andrea L. Fellion, Patricia Chavarria Perez; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 17, 2016
California’s Office of Administrative Law approved regulations drafted by the California Fair Employment and Housing Council. These new regulations, covering the entire gamut of employment law topics within the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), touch on almost every aspect of employment...

 

HTMLA Quick Look at Merrick Garland's Labor and Employment Record
Harold P. Coxson; Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 16, 2016
Today, President Barack Obama nominated Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United States created by the death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.

 


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