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

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

Consistent with its previous rulings on the Labor Code, on May 23 the California Supreme Court held, in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc., that an employee who successfully
Continue Reading Meal Period Violations Trigger Slew of Additional Penalties, California High Court Says

In Estrada v. Royalty Carpet Mills, Inc., 76 Cal. App. 5th 685 (2022), the California Court of Appeal, in relevant part, reversed a trial court’s order decertifying a subclass
Continue Reading California Court of Appeals are Split on Whether Employers Can Dismiss a PAGA Claim Based on Manageability