U.S. SUPREME COURT EMPLOYMENT LAW DECISIONS 2010-2011

The United States Supreme Court decided several important cases affecting employers during its October 2010 Term. The decisions addressed the scope of liability for retaliation and discrimination, arbitration, class actions, and benefits. Below is a summary of the...

VACATION CLARIFICATION: NEW DEFINITION MAY AFFECT EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION

What counts as paid “vacation” that vests as it is earned and cannot be forfeited under California law? The distinction between leave that is and is not deemed vacation is significant. The law generally requires payment of unpaid wages, including unused,...

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT’S EMPLOYMENT LAW DECISIONS: 2010-2011

Every year, the California Supreme Court decides cases that have significant impact for California employers. In its most recent term, the Court addressed a variety of relevant employment issues. Below, we summarize some important cases, and also address additional...
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