Employment Law Reporter

85 Employment Law Reporter articles:

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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Employment Law Reporter – November 2013

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Controversial Supreme Court Ruling Brings Employers Back to Original Guidelines About Arbitration Agreements

by Karina B. Sterman

If, like many employers, you have required […]

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Employment Law Reporter – October 2013

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Workplace Violence Examined (Part II)

by Kelly O. Scott

Using the risk factors outlined in our September Employment Law Reporter, and with consideration to the various types of possible workplace violence and the nature […]

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Employment Law Reporter – September 2013

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Workplace Violence Examined (Part I)

by Kelly O. Scott

What can employers do to prevent workplace violence? Unfortunately, we have learned a lot about violence, but we can use that knowledge to our advantage. […]

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