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 compliance

Continue Reading ’Tis the Season for California’s 2023 Legislative Update: Employer Considerations

On April 4, 2022, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) held, in Reuter v. City of Methuen, that the Massachusetts Wage Act, G.L. c. 149, § 148, requires courts
Continue Reading Massachusetts Employers Strictly Liable for Late Payments Under Wage Act

In a case of first impression, on October 4, 2021, in Adams v. Palm Beach County, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce E. Reinhart of the Southern District of Florida dismissed
Continue Reading GT Helps Palm Beach County Secure Dismissal of Wage-and-Hour Class Action Brought by Volunteers

Much has been written cautioning employers about the twin holdings of Donohue v. AMN Services LLC, in which the California Supreme Court said on Feb. 25 that employers “cannot
Continue Reading Rethinking Meal Break Class Certification After Calif. Ruling

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has challenged Uber and Lyft in two new state-backed lawsuits that allege that the companies have engaged in “wage theft” by misclassifying their drivers as
Continue Reading Collision: Collateral Effects of California’s Lawsuits Against Lyft and Uber

On March 18, new legislation was enacted in New York state to provide additional paid sick leave, as well as insurance benefits under paid family leave (“PFL”) and statutory disability
Continue Reading New York Sick Leave, Disability, and Paid Family Leave Benefits for Employees Quarantined Due To COVID-19