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Capturing Wages for Off-The-Clock Work in California Retail Stores

During the past several years, we have represented employees of several clothing retailers, including sales associates working for Polo Ralph Lauren, Gap and Banana Republic, and Chico’s in California-wide class action cases. All of these cases were prosecuted under California labor law.

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Term Limits for Contingent Workers: Urban Legend or Necessary Fix?

Many companies that use contingent workers maintain policies that limit the duration of those workers' services. Under these policies, when a contingent worker reaches a prescribed time limit, that person's services must be terminated automatically, regardless of the person's job performance, and a replacement worker must be found or assigned by a contingent labor supplier.

 

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Demystifying the Facebook Firing Case

In In the matter of American Medical Response of Connecticut, Inc., (commonly referred to as the “Facebook firing” case), it was made clear that the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) will seek to invalidate any employer social media policy that it deems unlawfully restricts employee rights under Section 7 of the NLRA. 

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Recruiters - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS PART II –one lawyer's effort to summarize additional issues that may trouble you

LEGAL UPDATE

Here are some more legal questions which I am frequently asked by recruiting and staffing professionals. The answers are by necessity brief and simplified, and should by no means be taken as a substitute for thorough legal advice. Maybe, however, they will give you an idea as to when you need to go further in consulting an attorney.

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For Recruiters - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Part I – One Lawyer's effort to summarize the issues which Trouble you most

Bob Style EsqLEGAL UPDATE

 

I thought I would take the time to try and list those legal questions which I am most frequently asked by recruiting and staffing professionals. The answers are by necessity brief and simplified, and should by no means be taken as a substitute for thorough legal advice. Maybe, however, they will give you an idea as to when you need to go further in consulting an attorney.

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HCX Facts

Healthcare Costs grew a cumulative 138% between 1999 and 2010 and outpacing cumulative wage growth of 42% over the same period. Average employer costs for health insurance per employee hour rose from $1.60 to $3.35 during the 1999 to 2010 period. This almost 110% increase in average costs per hour was  much larger than the 39% increase in average employer payroll costs per hour for these workers  KFF

 

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