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    SUPREME COURT APPLIES OVERTIME PRINCIPLES TO MEAL PERIOD PREMIUMS, DISCOURAGING INCENTIVE PROGRAMS

    On July 15, 2021, the California Supreme Court issued its anticipated decision in Ferra v. Loews Hollywood Hotel, LLC…


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    EEOC ISSUES UPDATED GUIDANCE REGARDING VACCINATIONS AND THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

    Shortly after the Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorization for the COVID-19 vaccines….


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    PAGA CLAIMS CONTINUE AT AN ACCELERATED RATE THROUGHOUT THE PANDEMIC

    California employers often appear stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place…


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    SPIKE IN COVID-19 DELTA VARIANT TRANSMISSION RATES PROMPTS CDC TO ROLL BACK MASK GUIDANCE FOR VACCINATED…

    In May 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the “CDC”) issued welcome guidance announcing that people…


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    NEW YORK CITY EXPANDS FAIR CHANCE AND BACKGROUND CHECK OBLIGATIONS IMPOSED ON EMPLOYERS

    Effective July 29, 2021, most New York City employers will have additional obligations under the Fair Chance Act (“FCA”).


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    EMPLOYEES WHO CONTRACT COVID-19 ARE NOW PRESUMED COVERED BY WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

    California employers should anticipate added workers’ compensation costs…


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