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Labor and Employment Law
Feb 11 | Labor and Employment Law
California Supreme Court unanimously held in Goonewardene v. ADP, Inc. that a payroll service provider cannot be held liable for errors it makes in issuing paychecks to workers of companies it contracts with.
Insurance Coverage
2018 | Insurance Coverage
Insurance companies can no longer breach the duty to defend believing that, as long as they act in good faith, their potential liability is capped at policy limits or any costs incurred by the insured in mounting a defense.
Business Litigation
Jan 03 | Business Litigation
Read about challenges presented by third party discovery in arbitration and strategies for obtaining such discovery efficiently and expeditiously.
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Legal Alert, Labor and Employment Law
Feb 11 | Legal Alert, Labor and Employment Law
California Supreme Court unanimously held in Goonewardene v. ADP, Inc. that a payroll service provider cannot be held liable for errors it makes in issuing paychecks to workers of companies it contracts with.
Legal Alert, Labor and Employment Law
Feb 08 | Legal Alert, Labor and Employment Law
A divided panel of the California Court of Appeal held in Ward v. Tilly’s, Inc., that employees scheduled for “on-call” or “call-in” shifts may be entitled to reporting time pay, even when they do not physically come to work.
Legal Alert, Labor and Employment Law
Jan 31 | Legal Alert, Labor and Employment Law
The Ninth Circuit in Gilberg v. California Check Cashing Stores held that employers may violate the FCRA and California's Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act ("ICRAA") by including "extraneous" state law notices and potentially "confusing" language in background check disclosure forms.
Case Summary, Labor and Employment Law
Jan 10 | Case Summary, Labor and Employment Law
This month’s key employment law cases address meal periods and payment of wages.
Publication, Labor and Employment Law
Jan 09 | Publication, Labor and Employment Law
Employment law is a dynamic practice area in which new law develops each year. Last year was no exception. This article discusses notable employment law developments and trends from 2018 that apply to Nevada employers.
Publication, Business Litigation
Jan 03 | Publication, Business Litigation
Read about challenges presented by third party discovery in arbitration and strategies for obtaining such discovery efficiently and expeditiously.
Legal Alert, Labor and Employment Law
2018 | Legal Alert, Labor and Employment Law
On December 10, 2018, the California Supreme Court unanimously held that section 11(D) of Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order No. 5, which permits health care works to waive second meal periods for shifts of more than 12 hours, does not conflict with the California Labor Code.
Case Summary, Labor and Employment Law
2018 | Case Summary, Labor and Employment Law
This month’s key employment law cases address nonsolicitation provisions and arbitration agreements.
Presentation, Labor and Employment Law
2018 | Presentation, Labor and Employment Law
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