Victim’s Rights Law in California: Employers Now Required to Provide Employees with Written Notice

California employers already know there are quite a few state-mandated disclosures to give to new employees at the time of hire, and even more jobsite-posting requirements that follow. Effective July 1, 2017, California employers must also provide all employees with a written “Notice of Victim’s Rights.” In 2016, the legislature passed Assembly Bill No. 2337, … More Victim’s Rights Law in California: Employers Now Required to Provide Employees with Written Notice

California Supreme Court Clarifies Rest Day Rules

The California Supreme Court’s ruling on Monday provides important clarification to the state Labor Code requirement that employers provide employees one day of rest for every seven days worked. Nordstrom employees argued that the nationwide retailer violated the law by requiring that they work more than six consecutive days. Although some of these laws are … More California Supreme Court Clarifies Rest Day Rules

NLRB: “Fight for $15 Buttons” are In-Not-Out

It is well established that employers may require employees to wear a uniform while working, and it is also well established under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) that employees have the right to wear union buttons and insignia while working. These conflicting rights often create fights over the seemingly mundane question of what a … More NLRB: “Fight for $15 Buttons” are In-Not-Out

NLRB Continues to Identify Non-Unionized Employers as a Target of Enforcement

With its latest memorandum “Mandatory Submissions to the Division of Advice,” the National Labor Relations Board continues to make expansion of its role in regulating all workplaces, unionized or not, a major priority. This latest memorandum follows last year’s “Report of the General Counsel Concerning Employer Rules,” which highlighted recent Board decisions and General Counsel … More NLRB Continues to Identify Non-Unionized Employers as a Target of Enforcement

NLRB Invites Briefing On Requiring Employers to Open Their E-Mail Systems to Union Organizing

Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr., Attorney at Law NLRB General Counsel Griffin indicated in a memo approximately two months ago that he intended to attack the President Bush-era decision in Register Guard, 351 NLRB 1110 (2007) which held that employees do not have a statutory right under the NLRA to use their employer’s e-mail system for … More NLRB Invites Briefing On Requiring Employers to Open Their E-Mail Systems to Union Organizing