Employment Law Reporter

88 Employment Law Reporter articles:

Employment Law Reporter – December 2014

An IIPP? What’s an IIPP? It’s something confusing that oughtn’t be!

by Karina B. Sterman

An IIPP is an Injury and Illness Prevention Program, and its purpose is to improve the safety and health in the workplace by reducing costs […]

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Employment Law Reporter – November 2014

The Impact of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

by Joanne Warriner

Has the Supreme Court “ventured into a minefield,” by its “decision of startling breadth,” as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote in her dissent to Burwell v. Hobby Lobby? In […]

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Employment Law Reporter – October 2014

Titles Matter for Books, Not for Employers (or, How to be Jointly Liable as an Employer Even if You’d Rather Not Be)

by Karina B. Sterman

Rarely does a court articulate a legal position so clearly that it can’t be […]

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Employment Law Reporter – July 2014

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The Supremes Sing Out About Control: It is the Primary Test for Deciding Whether a Worker is an Employee or an Independent Contractor

by Karina B. Sterman

In December 2008, newspaper carrier Maria Ayala […]

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Employment Law Reporter – June 2014

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Reporting Time Pay Revealed

by Kelly O. Scott

An employer realizes that too many employees have reported for work on what is obviously going to be a slow day for business. Just send home […]

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Employment Law Reporter – April 2014

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Pre-Hire Peril:  Avoid Self-Sabotage Through Background Checks

by Karina B. Sterman

In a joint publication of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Federal Trade Commission, these federal agencies have issued a Guidance to […]

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Employment Law Reporter – March 2014

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Constructive Voluntary Quitting?

by Kelly O. Scott

Many employers are familiar with the concept of constructive wrongful termination, a legal theory invoked by plaintiffs who claim that they were forced to quit as a […]

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Employment Law Reporter – February 2014

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Got Class? Wage and Hour Class Actions in a Post-Brinker World

by Karina B. Sterman

In 2012, employers awaited the California Supreme Court’s decision in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court with the bated-breath […]

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Employment Law Reporter – January 2014

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A New Vocabulary for HR Professionals

by Kelly O. Scott

Any human resources professional will tell you that their job can be difficult. Every employer is subject to a vast array of state and […]

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Employment Law Reporter – December 2013

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New California Employment Laws for 2014

by Kelly O. Scott

With another year comes another new set of laws for California employers; what else would you expect from sending a bunch of legislators to […]

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