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February 19, 2009

Newly-Introduced Employment Bills Focus on Immigration

The nation’s economic troubles have inspired a number of new employment-related bills. One immigration

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February 18, 2009

Stimulus Bill Contains Numerous Employment-Related Provisions

The massive $787.2 billion economic recovery package signed into law as the American Recovery and Reinvestment

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February 18, 2009

California Department of Industrial Relations Authorizes Electronic Reporting of Certified Payroll Records By Public Work Contractors

California Labor Code section 1776 requires public works contractors and subcontractors to maintain payroll

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February 18, 2009

Nursing Unions Merge Forming 150,000-Member Association

A large and powerful new union has formed from the merger of three nursing associations to create the

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February 18, 2009

New California Paycheck Law Aimed at Temp Industry Creates Risk for a Broad Range of Industries

A new law went into effect as of the first of this year requiring the issuance of weekly paychecks for

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February 18, 2009

Public Employers May Discipline Employees for Not Answering Job Performance Questions So Long as Fifth Amendment Right is Protected

The California Supreme Court, in Spielbauer v. County of Santa Clara, S150402 (Feb. 9, 2009) recently

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February 18, 2009

Ninth Circuit Withdraw its Decision in Sullivan v. Oracle

UPDATE: On February 17, 2009, the Ninth Circuit withdrew its decision in Sullivan v. Oracle and remanded

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February 18, 2009

Undue Hardship Exemption to Oregon Meal Period Regs Clarified

On January 12, 2009, the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) clarified meal and rest period requirements

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February 17, 2009

Oregon Employment Law Developments: Meal Periods, Family Leave and Smokefree Rules

Oregon's Bureau of Labor and Industries Amends Meal Period Requirements to Include an "Undue Hardship"

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