WHATS NEW IN EMPLOYMENT LAW? (WEEK OF FEBRUARY 29, 2008)

New on our Blog this week: – U.S. Supreme Court Punts on “Me Too” Evidence in Discrimination Cases – U.S. Supreme Court: ERISA Actions Against Fiduciaries – U.S. Supremes: Arbitrate Claims Under Labor Commissioner’s Jurisdiction...

NEW PROPOSED REGULATIONS FOR THE FMLA

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 has been around for about 15 years. The law provides eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave. The reasons for leave include their own or a covered relation’s “serious health...

ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE

The California electorate approved Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use Act, in 1996. The initiative expressly protects certain users of marijuana for medical reasons from prosecution under two specific criminal laws. The initiative did not address a number of...
X