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A collection of articles and posts covering Employment Law. Browse the excerpts and click the READ MORE link for full articles.

New California Employment Laws in 2016

New California Employment Laws in 2016 California’s State Legislature’s session for the year ended September 30th, which was the deadline for Governor Jerry Brown to sign or veto any bills sent to his desk. Some of the signed bills in the area of employment law...

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Making employees stand all day can have harmful health consequences, but many employers continue to refuse to allow employees to sit down to perform any of their duties. The California Supreme Court has recently issued a decision interpreting state regulations...

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Thanks, Supremes!

In 2011, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia wrote a 5-4 decision for the U. S. Supreme Court, in Wal-Mart-Stores v. Dukes, reversing the certification of a nationwide employment class action of women against WalMart, involving promotions within the company,...

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Time for a Rest Break?

Most California private sector employees are entitled to paid rest periods (Labor Code Section 226.7). There are exceptions for executives, administrators or professionals, who are exempt from the overtime laws, and for a few miscellaneous categories such as some...

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