“Hot Labor Summer” – so dubbed due to strikes by the Writers Guild, Screen Actors Guild, Southern California Hotel Workers, health care workers from multiple unions, and United Auto WorkersContinue Reading California Governor Signs Bill Allowing Staff to Unionize…in 2026
The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022 ruling in Viking River Cruises v. Moriana gave California employers a brief reprieve from the onslaught of nonarbitrable Private Attorneys General Act claims.
Before then…Continue Reading How Unions Could Stem Possible Wave Of Calif. PAGA Claims
On Feb. 21, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that severance agreements with broad – yet common – confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions are unlawful. Employers routinely include confidentiality and…Continue Reading NLRB Rules Broad – Yet Common – Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance Agreements Are Unlawful
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
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
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. 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
Join us for Part II of our Traditional Labor webinar series, which will discuss potential changes to employee and employer rights under the National Labor Relations Act under the Biden…
Continue Reading You Are Invited: Labor Law Changes Ahead – Practical Considerations for Every Employer – May 18