Category: Labor Relations

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Posted in Benefits Labor Relations Overtime

U.S. DOL: 1,416 Employees to Receive More than $3.5 million from Long Beach Company

A recent U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) investigation recovered $3,573,074 in back wages and benefits for 1,416 employees of a Long Beach-based trucking and warehouse…

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Posted in Labor Relations Minimum Wage Overtime

San Rafael Residential Care Business to Pay over $450,000 to 15 Workers

A San Rafael-based residential care business will have to pay more than $450,000 in wages, penalties and interest to 15 residential care workers. The Labor…

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Posted in Labor Relations

Governor Signs New California Employment Laws for 2019

With a few strokes of his pen on September 30th, 2018, the last day to sign or veto bills, Governor Jerry Brown altered the landscape…

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Posted in Labor Relations

In-Depth Look: Joint-Employer Standard and Liability Under California Law

Last week, we posted about the proposed rule recently announced by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which would change the standard for determining joint-employer…

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Posted in Labor Relations

NLRB Proposes Rule to Change Joint-Employer Standard

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has made good on its promise to revisit the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations…

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Posted in Harassment Labor Relations

And That’s a Wrap, with One Job Killer Still Standing

The legislative session came to an end last week. So how did it go? This past session, the Legislature addressed a variety of issues from…

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Posted in Labor Relations

New U.S. DOL Office Offers Employers Compliance Assistance

This past week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it’s creating a new Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) to help companies comply with…

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Posted in Labor Relations

Bill Limiting Use of Settlement/Arbitration Agreements on Governor’s Desk

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that limits the use of settlement and arbitration agreements for labor and employment claims has passed the…

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Posted in Labor Relations

High Court Ruling Affects Public-Sector Unions

In a landmark 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a system requiring nonunion public workers to pay what are called “fair share” or…

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Posted in Labor Relations

NLRB Poised to Revisit Joint Employer Standard

As the saying goes, history often repeats itself as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) demonstrates. In May, NLRB Chairman John F. Ring announced that…