Boling v. PERB should not be read as a statement on pension reform. The ruling does, however, carry significant—and detrimental—consequences for public employers.
The Janus decision and the related California legislation have significantly changed the landscape for labor unions to generate revenue.
Even though the new ABC test has less impact on many public-sector employers, everyone should review their worker classifications under the ABC test announced in Dynamex for several reasons.
Questions concerning the regular rate of pay present some of the most vexing wage and hour problems to public agencies.
Because public employers are not fully exempt from the wage orders and courts may eventually extend the Dynamex test to worker classification disputes in other contexts, public employers should take care to review their worker classification decisions in light of the new test announced in Dynamex.
Renne Public Law Group files Amicus Brief for the League of California Cities in Cal Fire Vested Rights Case, and a Petition for review in Alameda Vested Rights Case. A fight over CalPERS sponsored legislation jeopardizing JPAs looms.
United States Supreme Court Reverses the “Narrow Construction” Standard When Evaluating FLSA Exemptions, thus Calling into Question the Validity of Flores v. City of San Gabriel And other Related Cases
There is an underlying holding in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro that appears to be a game-changer in litigation involving FLSA exemptions.
California legislators returned to Sacramento in January and set to work addressing issues surrounding sexual harassment. Below we summarize nine proposed bills related to sexual harassment.
The court found that a “vested” right to retiree health benefits may not be inferred from a labor agreement that is fixed in duration absent “a clear basis in the contract or convincing extrinsic evidence.”
Is AB 119's passage merely coincidental, with no connection to the recent efforts to overturn Abood?