The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released an update version of the form I-9. Pursuant to federal law immigration, employers MUST maintain a compliant properly completed form I-9 for ALL employees hired in the U.S. after November 6, 1986.
The new form ... Read
The California Supreme Court ruled today that on-call rest periods are not permissible. Today’s decision will require many California employers to re-examine their rest-break policies and practices.
In Augustus, et al. v. ABM Security Services, Inc, the California ... Read
On May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) making changes to Part 541 governing overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This means that, for the first time in many years, California employers must pay attention to the U.S. DOL’s changes and comply with overtime rules ... Read
The eastern division of the nation's largest retailer will pay $75,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a national origin and religious harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the EEOC.
The EEOC charged that an asset protection coordinator, Ebrima Jallow, ... Read
Pioneer Hotel, Inc. in Laughlin, Nev., will pay $150,000 and furnish other relief to settle a national origin and color discrimination lawsuit filed by the EEOC.
The EEOC charged that a class of Latino and/or brown-skinned workers was subjected to a barrage of highly offensive and ... Read
Baker Concrete Construction, a construction company located in Houston, will pay $58,000 and provide substantial injunctive relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC.
In its lawsuit, the EEOC alleged that Baker Concrete terminated payroll manager ... Read
ACR Mechanical Inc., a Las Vegas-based refrigeration service contractor, will pay $10,000 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination charge filed with the EEOC. A former female dispatcher for the company filed an EEOC charge of discrimination alleging that she was harassed ... Read
Wenatchee Washington fruit grower Tiny's Organic will pay $17,500 and implement preventative measures to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC. The federal agency charged that Tiny's Organic fired Maria Guillen nine days after she disclosed that she was pregnant ... Read
A Chicago-area staffing agency will pay $800,000 under a consent decree resolving two discrimination lawsuits filed by the EEOC. The EEOC's two lawsuits alleged multiple violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act ... Read
Red Lobster Restaurants LLC will pay $160,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the EEOC.
According to the lawsuit, the then culinary manager at the Red Lobster restaurant in Salisbury, Md., subjected Valerie Serman, Racheal ... Read