California employers know the holidays bring chilly nights (by California standards), holiday cheer, decked halls, and… ringing in the New Year with a host of new employment laws and complianceContinue Reading ’Tis the Season for California’s 2023 Legislative Update: Employer Considerations
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the most overall national first-tier rankings in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” report for the 12th consecutive…Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice Recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ‘Best Law Firms’ Report
Heralded as a victory by unions and employee worker’s rights groups even before votes were confirmed, on Nov. 15, 2022, a majority of Illinois voters ushered in the Illinois Workers’…Continue Reading Illinois Workers’ Rights Amendment Provides Employees Fundamental Right to Organize
On Oct. 11, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule that would change the definition of “independent contractor” for companies, a modification that could impact worker…Continue Reading Department of Labor Proposes to Reinstate Economic Realities Test for Independent Contractors Under FLSA
This blog post is a Q&A on California Assembly Bill-2188 – Discrimination in employment: use of cannabis.
When will AB 2188 go into effect?
AB 2188 was signed by…Continue Reading New California Legislation Will Not Allow Employers to Prohibit Off-the-Job Marijuana Use for Much Longer
While perhaps overlooked in favor of other high-profile rulings (we’re looking at you, Viking River Cruises), the California Supreme Court’s decision in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc.…Continue Reading Meal And Rest Break Claims Now Pose High Financial Risks to California Employers
With substantial union backing, California’s controversial Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, A.B. 257 or the FAST Act, moved through California’s Legislature with relative ease.
As the president of…Continue Reading How the NLRA May Slow Down the FAST Act
On Sept. 22, Greenberg Traurig attorneys will discuss the latest developments emanating from the Supreme Court’s June 2022 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson and what lies ahead. This will be…Continue Reading 9/22 Webinar | Legal Considerations in a Post Dobbs v. Jackson World: What Employers and Providers Need to Know
The contours of plaintiff pleading requirements for ERISA fiduciary breach claims sketched by the Supreme Court in Hughes v. Northwestern University continue to evolve. Recent cases suggest that plaintiffs may…Continue Reading The Tide May Be Turning on Flood of ERISA Excessive Fee Class Actions