Author: Bianca Saad

Posted in Local Ordinances

San Francisco Salary History Ordinance Effective July 1

Taking effect July 1, 2018, San Francisco’s Consideration of Salary History Ordinance, also known as the Parity in Pay Ordinance, will ban employers from considering…

Posted in Hiring Labor Relations

Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that class action waivers contained in employment arbitration agreements are enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and…

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San Francisco Amends Fair Chance Ordinance

On April 3, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an amendment to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO), which is a “ban…

Posted in Local Ordinances

Redwood City Adopts Local Minimum Wage Ordinance

Redwood City is the latest California city to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance. Beginning January 1, 2019, qualifying employees must earn at least $13.50…

Posted in Independent Contractor

California Supreme Court Adopts New Independent Contractor Test

The California Supreme Court has issued its much anticipated decision on which test should be applied when determining whether an individual is an employee or…