Tag: U.S. Supreme Court

Lateral Job Transfer Can Be Discriminatory Under Federal Law
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Supreme Court Says Lateral Job Transfer Can Be Discriminatory Under Federal Law

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision holding that a lateral job transfer can be discriminatory under Title VII when the transfer brought some…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Governor Signs Job Killer Bill That Undermines Arbitration

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 365 (Wiener; D-San Francisco), a job killer bill that severely restricts the use of arbitration agreements and will needlessly waste court…

U.S. Supreme Court Updates Federal Religious Accommodation Test
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Posted in Discrimination

U.S. Supreme Court Updates Federal Religious Accommodation Test

On June 29, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously revised Title VII’s religious accommodation and “undue hardship” analysis — the first decision to address the…

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Another Favorable Arbitration Agreement Ruling
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Posted in Workplace Policies

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Another Favorable Arbitration Agreement Ruling

On June 23, 2023, in a 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kavanaugh, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) requires district…

Supreme Court Rules Employer Can Sue Union for Intentional Damage During Strike
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Posted in Labor Relations

Supreme Court Rules Employer Can Sue Union for Intentional Damage During Strike

On June 1, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled — in a near unanimous 8-1 opinion — that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) doesn’t…

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What Supreme Court Ruling on Arbitration and PAGA Means for Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Labor and Employment Vice President Bianca Saad and CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts discuss how the…

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U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Allows Arbitration of Individual PAGA Claims

In a win for California employers, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that individual claims under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) can be compelled…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Federal OSHA Withdraws Mandatory Vax-or-Test Rule, Cal/OSHA Updates COVID-19 ETS Guidance

These days, there’s no shortage of COVID-19-related news and developments for employers to keep up with — and this week brought not just one, but…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

U.S. Supreme Court Halts OSHA’s General Employer Vaccine Mandate

On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order staying the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) emergency temporary standards (ETS) requiring…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety Workplace Policies

Federal Large Employer Vaccine Mandate – When Will it Hit California Workplaces?

The federal vaccine mandate for large employers (the “Federal Vaccine Regulation” or “Regulation”) pushed by the Biden administration has been in the news since its…