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September 20, 2019

DOL Announces 2020 Minimum Wage Increases for Federal Contractors

The September 19, 2019 edition of the Federal Register includes the updated minimum wage rates that must be paid to workers performing work on or in connection with federal contracts.

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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

On September 18, 2019, California’s governor signed 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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