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 consecutiveContinue Reading Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Practice Recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ‘Best Law Firms’ Report
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
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
On Sept. 6, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act. The Board…
Continue Reading NLRB Proposes New Joint-Employer Standard
On Sept. 5, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 257, the controversial Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, also known as the “FAST Act” (the Act).
Continue Reading FAST Act Becomes Law in California, but Voter Referendum Filed in Response
The California Court of Appeal ruled in Seviour-Iloff v. LaPaille1 that employees could pursue Labor Code-based claims against executives of their employer, personally. The court found that Labor Code…
Continue Reading Executives Potentially Liable for Wage Claims
On Aug. 29, 2022, the California legislature passed the FAST Recovery Act, which is arguably the most significant piece of restaurant-specific legislation passed in U.S. history, impacting a massive range…
Continue Reading Urgent Issue Webinar: The Passing of the FAST Act and What It Means for Restaurants | Sept. 2
Will it soon be time for California employers to collect and report more pay data? If Senate Bill 1162 (SB 1162) passes, the answer is “yes.” Introduced in…
Continue Reading California Bill Would Increase Strict Pay Data Reporting and Pay Transparency Requirements for Businesses Across State