The federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA or the Act) will take effect June 27, 2023. The Act requires “covered employers” to provide “reasonable accommodations” to a worker’s known limitations

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The California Supreme Court will soon hear oral argument on the much-anticipated Adolph (Erik) v. Uber Technologies, Inc., (Uber), accepting Justice Sotomayor’s invitation in Viking River Cruises

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On Jan. 10, 2023, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation (P.L. 2023 c.142) that implements the long-delayed 2020 amendments to New Jersey’s mini-WARN Act, the Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant

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On March 13, 2023, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law SB 208, a bill requiring Illinois employers to provide up to five days paid time off for “any reason.”

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Proposition 22 continues its journey through the California courts. As background, in 2018 the California Supreme Court adopted a new test to determine whether a worker was an employee or

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