So how was everyone’s Pride weekend? Likely, many spent it celebrating the Supreme Court victory—but that’s only the beginning.
The California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (“Healthy Families Act”) is fully effective July 1, 2015, including the significant potential for class-action liability for non-compliance.
On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court held in Obergefell, et al. v. Hodges, et al., that the due process and equal protection clauses of United States Constitution guarantee the right of same-sex couples to marry.
As SCOTUS Makes It Easier for TX Polluters, New Study Finds Increased Cancer Rates Around Ship Channel
Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling that sided with the State of Texas in attacking the EPA’s ability to place limits on the amounts of mercury, acids, and other toxins may be released from industrial giants.
The U.S. Supreme Court held this morning that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) acted unreasonably when it determined in 2000, and again in 2012, that it was “appropriate and necessary” to regulate mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants.
At some point – and often with considerable frequency – employers must conduct internal investigations related to possible employee misconduct.
A new set of ordinances that restrict San Francisco retailers in how they manage the scheduling and staffing of their establishments is about to go into effect—and experts say retailers in other parts of the United States had better be paying attention.
On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues (the Guidance).
Upcoming FLSA Changes & Shrinking of the White Collar Exemption: Now is the Time to Reassess Compliance and Update Your Policies
In response to a directive from President Obama, the Department of Labor (DOL) has been working since Spring 2014 to revise the white collar exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).