March 18, 2015 – The General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) today released a 30-page report “concerning recent employer rule cases.” The report discusses a variety of provisions in employee handbooks that have led to complaints being … Continue reading
February 26, 2015 – The Second Appellate District became the first California appeals court to weigh in on a central question left unanswered by the state Supreme Court’s ruling in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC : whether a … Continue reading
January 22, 2015 – Photographer Jacobus “Co” Rentmeester filed suit in Oregon District Court, claiming Nike ripped off his photograph – the “Jordan Photo” – to create the “Jumpman” Air Jordan logo. Mr. Rentmeester is not playing small ball; he … Continue reading
January 20, 2015 – The United States Supreme Court today rejected an employer’s request for review of the California Supreme Court’s decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC. This action could represent a major victory for California plaintiffs … Continue reading
January 15, 2015 –The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals easily disposed of the City of San Jose’s claim that Major League Baseball’s “franchise relocation” policy violates state and federal antitrust laws, setting the stage for the dispute to be heard … Continue reading
January 7, 2015 – California employment laws – especially those involving so-called “representative” actions and arbitration – create a potential minefield for unwary employers. A decision issued today by the California Court of Appeal (Second Appellate District, Division Four) highlights … Continue reading
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