U.S. Supreme Court to Decide If Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements Are Lawful

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a split among the federal courts regarding whether class action waivers in arbitration agreements are lawful under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) or if, instead, such

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CalChamber-Opposed Job Killer Expands Employment Litigation

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that could increase costs and the risk of litigation for California employers has been reintroduced. SB 62 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) will significantly expand the type of

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EEOC Provides Guidance on Mental Health Conditions and Work

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced the publication of a resource document, “Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights”, that explains workplace rights for applicants

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On-Call Rest Periods Are Not Allowed, California Supreme Court Rules

In a disappointing decision for California businesses, the California Supreme Court ruled recently that on-call rest periods are not permissible. This decision will require many California employers to re-examine their rest-break policies and practices.

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