CALIFORNIA OVERTIME PAY FOR EMPLOYEES WHO DON’T REGULARLY WORK IN CALIFORNIA?

Employers with workers who perform their duties in more than one state must comply with various state and local laws regarding a broad range of subjects, from worker safety, to drug testing, to anti-harassment training. Wage and hour rules are among the areas of...

WAL-MART DECISION RAISES THE BAR ON CLASS ACTIONS

Before concluding the October 2010 Term, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in the largest employment law class action in U.S. History, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, et al.. The decision created a stir because it reversed the lower courts’...

SMOKING MAY CA– USE UNEMPLOYMENT

A reporter interviewed me on the radio a couple of weeks ago, about a health care employer’s decision to refuse to hire smokers for its Arizona facilities. The reporter was incredulous that an employer could decide not to hire an applicant based on conduct away...
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