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?
The key to addressing disruptions at legislative body meetings is to act transparently, consistently and without regard to the viewpoint of the speaker.
Labor and Employment Voter Initiatives: Legal Pitfalls and Hurdles in Seeking Reform at the Ballot Box
As employment and benefit costs grow, public services in many cities are eroding.
Public lawyers have long debated whether California’s “home rule” doctrine for charter cities is coming or going.
The most significant changes in recent years have occurred in the areas of the Voting Rights Act, voter identification laws, and campaign finance law.