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September 18, 2019

Easily “Shocked”? At Least for Wage Claims, California Supreme Court Lowers Standard for Unconscionability in Arbitration Agreements

In a recent decision, the California Supreme Court refused to enforce an employee’s arbitration agreement on the basis that it was unconscionable.

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September 18, 2019

NLRB Issues Reprieve for Unionized Employers Seeking to Make Unilateral Changes

In a recent decision, the NLRB adopted the broader, more employer-friendly “contract coverage” standard for evaluating whether an employer is required to negotiate with a union about a particular topic.

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September 18, 2019

Now What? Practical Tips for Navigating California Post-A.B. 5

California’s governor is expected to sign A.B. 5 into law, dramatically reshaping the contours of the state’s workforce and economy, and potentially reclassifying two million independent contractors as employees for purposes of state labor laws.

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September 17, 2019

Employers Receive Last-Minute Reprieve From The Most Onerous CCPA Compliance Obligations

Just hours before California’s 2019 legislative session ended, the California Assembly approved a bill (A.B. 25) that, if enacted, would substantially narrow the application of the California Consumer Privacy Act to employers.

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September 17, 2019

Littler Lightbulb: Highlighting Five Recent Developments in Latin America

Littler’s International Employment Law Practice Group includes experienced practitioners who help employers tackle local and multinational legal issues. Here, the group shines a light on pivotal developments in several Latin American countries.

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September 17, 2019

Employers Gain Flexibility to Regulate Nonemployee Access to Property under the NLRA

The National Labor Relations Board recently issued a decision, officially rejecting the idea that employers that allow civic organizations to fundraise on their property must also allow nonemployee union agents to solicit on employer property unfettered.

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September 16, 2019

Dear Littler: Do We Have to Provide the Kitchen Sink (Literally!) to Lactating Employees?

Do we really need to provide “the kitchen sink” to be in compliance with lactation accommodation laws?

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September 13, 2019

Seventh Circuit Affirms NLRB in Upholding Discharge of Fast and Furious Employee for Highway Misconduct

The Seventh Circuit recently affirmed a National Labor Relations Board decision that tried to draw a line between protected strike activity and misconduct that warrants discipline or discharge.

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September 13, 2019

NLRB Creates New 3-Step Analysis for Unit Determinations

On September 9, 2019, the NLRB issued a decision clarifying an earlier ruling and reinstating the traditional community of interest standard for bargaining unit determinations.

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