Month: February 2019

Employers Must Pay For Small Amounts Of Time Employees Spend On Work After Clocking Out

A new potential trap for employers was set forth in a recent decision by the California Supreme Court in Troester v. Starbucks Corp. The Supreme Court ruled that employers must compensate its employees for minutes of work that are regularly reoccurring activities,...

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California Passes New Law Aimed at Increasing Corporate Diversity

California has become the first state to require all publicly traded companies based in California to have at least one woman on their board of directors in a push to increase equality in the workplace. The law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on September 30, 2018...

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Better Late Than Never – Late Notice May Not Be Detrimental To Coverage Under An Occurrence Policy

As anyone who has ever tried to read through an insurance policy can attest, there are pages upon pages of terms, conditions, exclusions, limitations, definitions, and ... notice requirements. Most notice requirements in policies mandate that notice of a claim be...

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New Appeals Court Decision Makes It Harder for Businesses to Protect Themselves from Ex-Employees

In AMN Healthcare, Inc. v. Aya Healthcare Services, Inc., the Court of Appeal held that a "Nonsolicitation of employees" provision of a standard Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement signed by employees who later left to compete against their former employer...

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