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As Time Goes by…Pay Practices Which May Be a Surprising Risk for Employers—Part 2
In Part 2 of our blog series highlighting some of the risks for employers when pay and time practices don’t comport with wage and hour laws, the case details and key takeaways below should provide West Coast employers cautionary insights into timeca...
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North America Employment and Labor Law: Year in Review Webinar Series
Happy New Year from the Miller Nash employment law & labor relations team! We wish you all a positive, productive year ahead.To kick off 2023, you are invited to a complimentary series of webinars that will cover the most impactful employment and lab...
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California Employers Are Hit Again on Wages
Just in time for the holiday weekend, the California Supreme Court issued another employee-friendly decision on what constitutes wages under the Labor Code. This decision reminds California employers to stay vigilant on meal period and rest break com...
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California Employer's Good-Faith Belief That Freelance Model Was Not an Employee Defeats Penalty Claims
California employers will be pleased to learn that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a retail store reasonably believed that a freelance model who worked in irregular one- or two-day periods was not an “employee” under California...
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The Latest Cal/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards Update
Over the weekend, Cal/OSHA updated its Frequently Asked Questions and Fact Sheets to provide guidance for employers on the recently revised COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). The COVID-19 ETS applies to all places of employment with limite...
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All Hair is Good Hair: An Update on the CROWN Act and State CROWN Acts
For years, American employers have enforced employee dress and grooming standards, some of which include standards on hairstyles. In the past, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has indicated that “race” includes more than the co...
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