Recent Blog Posts
In a recent opinion from the judges of the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the court upheld the dismissal of a woman’s claims that her employer had violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to restore her to a full-time position when she came back to work after an extended illness…. Read More »
Uber Driver Lawsuit Settlement Results in Binding Arbitration for Drivers and Independent Contractor Classification
The Uber lawsuit on behalf of California and Massachusetts drivers for the ride-sharing app has been a hot topic of discussion among employment law experts since it was filed. The suit was seen as a bellwether on whether employment would increasingly follow an independent contractor model, or if courts would steer companies back toward… Read More »
On Monday, April 4, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that will gradually raise California’s minimum wage to $15/hour. Coincidentally, on the same day, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill that will raise New York’s minimum wage to $15/hour, with the possibility of exceptions for regions of… Read More »
California labor attorneys at Coast Employment Law discuss lawsuit by Dave & Buster’s worker that cutting hours to avoid ACA may be an ERISA Violation.
Tustin labor & employment attorneys Coast Employment Law discuss retaliation claims under California’s new paid sick leave law.
California employment lawyers at Coast Employment Law discuss EEOC guidance on Muslims in the workplace to avoid religious discrimination claims.
Orange County labor & employment law attorneys at Coast Employment Law discuss euqal pay for substantially similar work under California’s new Fair Pay Act.
The most recently-concluded California legislative season was witness to many changes in laws governing employment. Below you will find a summary of some of the most significant changes to the laws, as well as laws which passed the state assembly and senate but were ultimately vetoed by Governor Brown. Signed Laws: *AB 304: This… Read More »
Tustin labor & employment law attorneys at Coast Employment Law discuss the passage of AB 465 by California legislature ending mandatory arbitration agreements.
Coast Employment Law attorneys in Tustin discuss a rash of on-demand app-based companies like Uber & Lyft sued for misclassifying employees as overtime exempt.