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    FEDERAL LEGISLATION BANS REQUIREMENT THAT EMPLOYEES ARBITRATE SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT CLAIMS

    In a rare display of bipartisanship, Congress passed, and President Biden signed, a new law that eliminates pre-dispute mandatory…


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    SUPREME COURT HEARS ARGUMENTS IN ANOTHER MEAL & REST PERIOD CASE

    On March 1, 2022, the California Supreme Court heard oral argument in another case that can be expected to have widespread impact…


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    U.S. SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE WHETHER ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS PROHIBIT PAGA ACTIONS

    On December 15, 2021, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriano


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    AT-WILL EMPLOYEES CAN SUE FOR MISREPRESENTATION OF EMPLOYMENT TERMS UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW

    Generally, employees hired on an at-will basis can resign or be terminated at any time, either with or without cause or advance notice.


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    NEW GUIDANCE ON COVID-19 SUPPLEMENTAL PAID SICK LEAVE

    As discussed in the January 2022 edition of the ALERT, California has reinstated COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (“SPSL”) for public and private employers…


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    NEW YORK CITY EMPLOYERS MUST INCLUDE SALARY RANGES IN JOB POSTINGS AS OF MAY 15, 2022

    On December 15, 2021, the New York City Council passed a pay transparency bill with significant implications for employers…


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