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August
23
ASAP

Ninth Circuit Finds Arbitration Agreement That Required Employees to Bring Claims in “Separate Proceedings” Illegal Under the NLRA

The Ninth Circuit has held that an arbitration agreement that required employees to bring claims in “separate proceedings”, thereby prohibiting class and collective actions, violated the employees’ right to engage in concerted activity under the NLRA.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Class Actions

August
17
ASAP

Reducing Redundancy: Colorado Repeals its State-Specific Employment Verification Requirement

Effective August 10, 2016, Colorado has eliminated the requirement that employers collect and retain state employment verification forms for each new hire.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

August
16
ASAP

San Diego Sick Leave Amendments: Cure for or Cause of Employer Ills?

San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance has been amended less than two months after its July 11, 2016 effective date.
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

August
12
ASAP

Fifth Circuit Overturns $226,000 Fine Imposed on a Staffing Company for Completing Section 2 of Form I-9 Remotely

The Fifth Circuit found that a Minnesota staffing company was not liable for a $226,000 fine it received when it completed Section 2 in Minnesota after reviewing copies of the Form I-9 documents presented by new hires located in El Paso, Texas
  • Global Mobility and Immigration

August
12
ASAP

Fines for I-9 and Other Immigration Violations Have Increased as of August 1, 2016

Federal agencies have increased the civil fines for employers that commit immigration-related offenses, such as unfair employment or discrimination practices, H-1B and H-2B program violations, and Form I-9 and E-VERIFY violations.
  • Global Mobility and Immigration
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice

August
10
ASAP

Seattle Ballot Initiative Targets Hotel Industry

Seattle Initiative 124 would impose new and significant health and safety, healthcare, and hiring requirements on the City’s hotel industry.
  • Workplace Policy Institute
  • Legislative and Regulatory Practice
  • Staffing and Contingent Workers

August
9
ASAP

Ninth Circuit Holds Section 1983 First Amendment Retaliation Claim Not Necessarily Precluded By Age Discrimination in Employment Act

On August 5, 2016, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) does not preclude a First Amendment retaliation claim under section 1983 of the federal Civil Rights Act.
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Whistleblowing and Retaliation

August
8
ASAP

Nevada Supreme Court Rules that Overly Broad Non-Compete Agreements are Wholly Unenforceable

The Nevada Supreme Court held that when a non-compete agreement extends beyond what is necessary to protect the employer’s interest, the agreement is wholly unenforceable and courts may not modify or “blue pencil” the contract to make it reasonable.
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets

August
5
ASAP

Certain Large Retailers and Food Service Employers in NYC Must Enter Labor Peace Agreements under New Executive Order

NYC Executive Order requires all large retail or food service employers operating on the premises of a “City Development Project” to sign a so-called “Labor Peace Agreement” with any union that seeks to represent their employees.
  • Labor Management Relations

August
5
ASAP

California's Recreational Marijuana Initiative Is Not Expected To Impact Employer Workplace Drug Policies

California may be the next state to join Alaska, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Oregon and Washington in legalizing adult recreational use of marijuana.
  • Workplace Safety and Health (OSHA & MSHA)
  • Policies, Procedures and Handbooks

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