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    NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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    TIME RECORDS SHOWING HIGH MEAL PERIOD VIOLATION RATES CAN BE COSTLY

    While time records are basic documents that every employer must keep, few employers understand how critical a role they play in defending wage-hour…


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    U.S. SUPREME COURT LIMITS ABILITY TO USE PAGA ACTIONS TO SIDESTEP ARBITRATION OBLIGATIONS

    On June 15, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court published its game-changing decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana


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    EMPLOYER CALLING EX-EMPLOYEES “CRIMINALS” AND “LIARS” MUST DEFEND DEFAMATION LAWSUIT

    California has a proud history of supporting free speech rights, even unpopular and arguably defamatory speech…


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    POTENTIAL IMPACT OF ABORTION DECISION IN DOBBS V. JACKSON ON EMPLOYMENT

    On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, No. 19-1392 (June 24, 2022) …


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    CDC ISSUES UPDATED COVID-19 GUIDELINES RELAXING CERTAIN PROTOCOLS

    On August 11, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) issued new guidelines for individuals to follow to minimize…


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    NEW YORK CITY SALARY TRANSPARENCY LAW’S EFFECTIVE DATE PUSHED BACK TO NOVEMBER 1, 2022

    On May 12, 2022, Mayor Eric Adams signed into law Int. 134, an amendment to New York City’s Salary Transparency Law…


    EVENTS

    Wage and Hour Seminar

    2023/03/14 09:00 | Monrovia | California

    Employment Discrimination Seminar

    See Seminars page for more information.

    2023/03/15 09:00 | Monrovia | California

    Employee Handbook Seminar

    2023/03/21 09:00 | Monrovia | California

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