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An Employee By Any Other Name… Is Still An Employee

July 6, 2015 by

On June 3, 2015, the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement ruled that Uber driver Barbara Berwick is legally an employee.  Under California Labor Code Section 2802, employers must reimburse employees for all necessary business expenses. … Read More

Recent Developments in Anti-Discrimination Law

May 25, 2015 by

Courts reaffirmed California’s commitment to protecting workers from discrimination and harassment in two decisions published recently. In Hirst v. City of Oceanside, a California Court of Appeals affirmed the broad reach of California’s anti-harassment laws,… Read More

On-Call Employee Sleep Time Can Count As Compensable ‘Hours Worked’

January 23, 2015 by

On January 8, 2015, the California Supreme Court published an important decision confirming the California rules defining when on-call hours are compensable, and, for the first time, ruling that on-call sleeping hours must be included… Read More