All Employment Law Posts
Article: Federal Independent Contractor Rule Rescinded
A Trump-era rule known as the "Independent Contractor Rule" which limited some workers' rights was rescinded yesterday.
Article: Exempt vs Non-Exempt
There are two types of employees: exempt and non-exempt. This sounds like the setup to a joke, but classification actually has some very important distinctions in how the rules of employment law apply employees.
Article: Covid-Related Employment Law Stories in the News
Two news stories involving the intersection between the COVID-19 pandemic and employment law have been recently reported.
Article: Amazon Flex Drivers Receiving Checks for Withheld Tips
139,507 checks and 1,621 PayPal payments to the affected drivers who had at least $5 in withheld tips from Amazon.
Article: Protected Classes under Employment Law
Workplace discrimination occurs when an employer treats an employee or job applicant unfairly because of the worker's inclusion in a protected class.
Article: Activision Blizzard Settles with EEOC Over Toxic Work Culture
It was announced this week that Activision Blizzard had settled possible legal action from the federal US government for $18 million.
Article: California Accuses Activision Blizzard of Suppressing Evidence and Testimony
DFEH has filed an amended complaint against Activision Blizzard and accused the company of destroying relevant personnel documents.
Article: Prop 22 Ruled Unconstitutional, Appeal Expected
Last Friday, a California judge found Prop 22 unconstitutional. Prop 22 advocates have declared an intent to appeal the ruling.