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    CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT HOLDS COURTS LACK INHERENT AUTHORITY TO STRIKE PAGA CLAIMS ON MANAGEABILITY GROUNDS

    The Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”) is arguably the most impactful…


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    BRIEFING COMPLETED IN TIME ROUNDING CASE BEFORE SUPREME COURT

    In Camp v. Home Depot, the case currently before the California Supreme Court that is set to decide whether rounding…


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    CALIFORNIA ROLLS OUT UPDATED BACKGROUND CHECK RULES AND ONLINE GUIDE

    In 2018, California enacted the Fair Chance Act (“FCA”) to make it illegal for employers with five or more employees…


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    U.S. DOL ISSUES NEW SIX-FACTOR TEST FOR DETERMINING IF WORKERS ARE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

    On January 10, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its Final Rule for determining…


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    EEOC UPDATES GUIDANCE ON WORKPLACE HARASSMENT

    On October 2, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued “Proposed Enforcement Guidance…


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    MODIFICATIONS TO CALIFORNIA’S CRIMINAL HISTORY RULES TAKE EFFECT OCTOBER 1, 2023

    California’s Fair Chance Act, which is also known as the “ban the box” law, generally prohibits California employers from…


    EVENTS

    Wage and Hour Seminar

    2024/03/12 09:00 | Monrovia | California

    Employment Discrimination Seminar

    2024/03/13 09:00 | Monrovia | California

    Employee Handbook Seminar

    2024/03/19 09:00 | Monrovia | California

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