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|The Supreme Court’s Tyson Foods Ruling and Employee Class Actions|
Michael Scott Arnold, David Barmak, Brent Michael Douglas, Kevin M. McGinty; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
April 28, 2016, previously published on March 28, 2016The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Tyson Foods employees can use representative evidence to establish liability and damages for class certification purposes. The opinion gives the plaintiffs’ class action bar a second victory in the Court’s current term, albeit a far narrower one...
|Governor Brown Signs Historic Legislation Increasing California's Minimum Wage To $15.00 By 2022|
Katherine A. Hren, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
April 28, 2016, previously published on April 5, 2016Yesterday morning, Governor Brown signed into law significant increases to the minimum wage rate for California employers. Currently, with a minimum wage of $10.00 an hour, California is already tied with Massachusetts for the highest minimum wage of any state in the US. However, this new law will...
|New California Job Bias Regulations Will Require Most Employers To Update Their Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policies By April 1st|
Katherine A. Hren, Eric Mueller, Richard S. Rosenberg; Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP;
April 28, 2016, previously published on March 18, 2016The state's job bias agency (the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing or "DFEH") recently announced revised regulations that will require most employers in the state to issue new workplace anti-discrimination and harassment policies by April 1, 2016.
|Is it Time to "Upgrade" your Cell Phone Policies?|
Matthew T. Scully; Burr & Forman LLP;
April 27, 2016, previously published on March 2016Are your cell phone policies as outdated as your original iPhone? Cell phones have become common place in today’s workplace and employers must consider the legal risks they pose. Thus, if you haven’t revisited your policies recently - or don’t have any - below are five key issues...
|2016 Utah Legislative Session Employment Law Update|
Conrad S. Kee, M. Christopher Moon; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 11, 2016In its 2016 session, the Utah Legislature passed a handful of bills that Utah employers will need to take into account in their workplace policies and procedures. The three bills discussed below were passed by the legislature, signed by the Governor, and are scheduled to go into effect on May 10,...
|OSHA Lauds Success of Reporting Rule While Threatening Tough Consequences for Noncompliance|
Nickole C. Winnett; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 12, 2016The Occupational Safety and Health Administration finds that its new severe injury reporting program is a success. It believes a large number of severe injuries still are not being reported by employers. The agency has warned that tough consequences face employers who choose to ignore the reporting...
|Don’t Be Fooled! Employers Need to Update Their Policies and Practices by April 1!|
Annie Macaleer, Wendy L. Tucker; Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP;
April 27, 2016, previously published on March 23, 2016Effective April 1, 2016, more California employers will have to comply with even more employment law requirements. The newly promulgated regulations significantly expand the reach of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) and impose new requirements on California...
|Austin, Texas, Passes Ordinance Banning Pre-Offer Inquiry into Applicant’s Criminal History|
Susan M. Corcoran, A. Robert Fischer, Richard I. Greenberg; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 12, 2016Austin, Texas, has enacted a city ordinance prohibiting employers from asking about or considering a job applicant’s criminal history before making a conditional offer of employment. Austin is the first city in the South to enact such a “Fair Chance” or “Ban the Box”...
|Rising Salary Levels Governing Fair Labor Standards Act’s ‘White Collar’ Exemptions May Lift Union Votes|
Joseph Z. Fleming; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 12, 2016Since March 14, 2016, when the Department of Labor (DOL) transmitted its final rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) increasing the salary required to qualify for the “white collar” overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers have been encouraged...
|New York State Introduces Paid Family Leave|
Caroline J. Berdzik, Jennaydra D. Clunis, Stacey L. Pitcher; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 7, 2016By 2018, employers in New York will be required to provide their employees with paid family leave. The federal Family Medical Leave Act requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for certain qualifying conditions such as the birth or adoption of a child...