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New California Employment Laws - January, 2013
A number of important employment-related laws came into effect at the start of the new year.
United States
15 Jan 2013
New California Law Raises Liability Risk for Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors
Many employers think they can save money by classifying their workers as independent contractors. But doing so incorrectly can now cost even more—something the California plaintiffs’ bar is sure to take notice of. On October 9, 2011, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 459 (S.B. 459).
United States
15 Nov 2011
National Labor Relations Board Focusing On Employee Use of Social Media
Social media has come to play an important role for employees airing workplace grievances. As a result, employers have had to develop policies that restrict inappropriate speech while not violating their employees’ rights.
United States
30 Sep 2011
California Supreme Court Applies California’s Overtime Law to Nonresidents; Rejects Unfair Competition Law Claims Based on FLSA Violations Outside California
On June 30, 2011, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in "Sullivan v. Oracle Corporation", No. S170577 (June 30, 2011), deciding three questions of state law that had been certified from the Ninth Circuit.
United States
15 Jul 2011
US Supreme Court to Review Employer Access to Employee Text Messages
On December 14, 2009, the United States Supreme Court agreed to review a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit holding that, by reviewing text messages transmitted and received on a pager issued to a police officer, a California city had violated the constitutional privacy rights of the officer and of three individuals who had sent him text messages.
United States
17 Dec 2009
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