EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

July 15th, 2017/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG

Topics for this Month include:

– ERISA exemption for church-affiliated hospitals

– Exemption salary requirement cannot include nonmonetary benefits

FLSA Anti-Retaliation Extended to Attorneys

– Federal agencies flipping positions on wage regulations

– Update on California employment bills that still survive

U.S. Supreme Court Extends ERISA Religious Exemption to Church-Affiliated Hospitals

On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that the “church-plan” exemption in ERISA includes not only churches themselves, but also church-affiliated organizations, such as hospitals. Read More

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

June 01st, 2017/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG

Topics for this Month include:

California Supreme Court Opines on “Day of Rest” Requirements

OSHA Delaying New Recordkeeping Requirements

Implementation of DOL’s “Fiduciary Rule”

New Workplace Harassment Guide for California Employers

Update on Bills Pending in California and U.S.

California Supreme Court Clarifies “Day of Rest” Requirements

On May 8, 2017, the California Supreme Court issued an advisory opinion regarding questions that the Ninth Circuit had on California’s “day of rest” requirements in Mendoza v. Read More

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

May 05th, 2017/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG

Topics for this Month include:

Pending Employment Legislation

Department of Labor and NLRB Appointments

Federal Equal Pay Act and Past Salary History

Effect of Resigning While in a Temporary Altered Mental State

Arbitration Agreements Prohibiting Public Injunctive Relief

LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY UPDATE

California Bills to Watch

The following is a list of bills pending in California and the U.S. Legislature that could have a significant impact on employers.  Don’t let these bills pass you by – if any of these bills could affect your company and/or your employees – whether good or bad – have your voice heard and let your legislators know how you feel! Read More

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

April 07th, 2017/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG

Topics for this Month include:

New Employment Legislation Introduced in California

Status of OSHA Reporting Regulations & Repeal of Blacklisting Executive Order

Possible Expansion of FMLA

Update on Law on Employment Arbitration/Class Action Waiver Agreements

Protection of Internal Whistleblowing

Second Meal Period Waivers for Healthcare Workers Clarified

LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY UPDATE

California Bills to Watch

More employment-related legislation was introduced during the first quarter of 2017.  Here are some of the bills now pending in California for employers to keep an eye on:

  • SB 63: Expands the CFRA to employers with 20 or more employees within a 75- mile radius.
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EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

March 03rd, 2017/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG

Topics for this Month include:

New Employment Legislation Introduced in California

Congress’ Attempts to Block DOL Regulations

A Possible National Right to Work Law

Compensating Commission-Based Employees for Rest Breaks

Updates on Challenges to Immigration Ban and DOL’s Fiduciary Rule

Harassing Hugging

Arbitration Clauses in Collective Bargaining Agreements

And more!

 

LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY UPDATE

California Bills to Watch

The new two-year legislative cycle has begun, and employment-related bills are already being introduced.  Read More

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