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New Supreme Court Judge Kavanaugh On Monday, July 9th, President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his pick to fill the vacant position in the U.S. Supreme Court. While much of the buzz surrounding Trump’s nomination has focused on women’s rights, LGBT issues, immigration and other hot button topics, many employers are wondering about the judge’s overall stance on […] continue reading this post


Supreme Court decision Recently, a Supreme Court decision to uphold class-action waivers in arbitration agreements served as a major victory for employers. The case was centered around clauses in employment contracts that require workers to resolve labor-related disputes through arbitration and inhibit them from banding together with other workers to file class-action lawsuits. The court’s ruling provides employers […] continue reading this post


image Classifying workers in California just got more difficult. Employers will need to take extra care when deciding on whether an individual they hire is classified as an employee or independent contractor. Making the wrong decision can result in significant fines and penalties for the employer, or even time-consuming and expensive litigation. A recent ruling by […] continue reading this post


job killer bills in california This week, CalChamber released its annual list of “job killer” bills. According to CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, “Each bill on this year’s job killer list poses a threat to certainty for employers and investors in our state.” Additionally, the listed bills are found by CalChamber to have a “cumulative negative impact on the […] continue reading this post


image As part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII prohibits employers from discriminating against employees “based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin.” While most of these characteristics are straightforward, one in particular is often left open to interpretation. Over the years, U.S. circuit and federal courts have expanded the definition of […] continue reading this post