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Mar 10 2018
California Employers Must Walk ICE Tightrope
As we predicted in a recent blog post which you can find here, federal ICE agents are targeting California employers and making California workplaces battle zones for federal immigration raids. According to today’s story in the New York Times, employers throughout California are reporting more surprise ICE audits. This comes a week after ICE raids occurred… Read More
Feb 26 2018
Are New Laws Banning Employers From Asking About Salary History Backfiring?
As I blogged about here and here, California and San Francisco recently enacted new laws prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their prior “salary history.” California currently joins Delaware and New York City as the only other jurisdictions that currently prohibit all employers from asking about salary history during the employment process. (Note: Several other… Read More
Feb 11 2018
Arbitration Agreements — A Seawall to Surging PAGA Lawsuits?
Since its passage in 2004, California’s Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) has been a weapon used by employees and their lawyers across California. PAGA allows one “aggrieved employee” to sue his/her employer in a representative capacity and to recover penalties and attorneys’ fees for technical violations of the California Labor Code suffered by that one employee… Read More