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Employers Get a “Break”

The California Supreme Court Finally Gives Employers A “Break” Brinker Restaurant Corporation v. Superior Court (Supreme Court Case No. S166350). In one of the most important California employment law decisions in years, the California Supreme Court finally issued its opinion in the Brinker case. Before the Court was an issue that has been subject to […]

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Religious Discrimination

HOW EMPLOYERS CAN AVOID RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION LAWSUITS On June 27, 2011, the EEOC filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Abercrombie & Fitch in Federal Court in the Northern District of California, claiming the retailer violated the civil rights of Muslim woman Hani Kari when it allegedly fired her for refusing to remove her headscarf, or […]

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Daily Overtime for Non-Resident Employees

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT’S RULING ON OVERTIME FOR NON-RESIDENT EMPLOYEES California continues to be one of the most hostile and business-unfriendly states for employers in the country.  As California businesses are already well aware, California’s laws on overtime for employees are far more generous than federal and most other state laws – employers are required to […]

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