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May 13, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT


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Overview (Program Summary)

Wage and hour developments

  • Clarke v. AMN Services – Per diem as wages;
  • Ward v. United Airlines – Labor Code 226;
  • Donohue v. AMN Services – Meal and rest breaks.


  • Alvarez - appellate arbitral review provisions;
  • Wilson-Davis – Arbitrability/CBAs; and
  • Zoller – Arbitration of Title VII claims.

Future California Developments

  • SB 606 - expand Cal/OSHA authority;
  • SB 331 - expands restrictions on non-disparagement clauses in settlement agreements;
  • AB 1003 - would make the intentional theft of wages in an amount greater than $950 from any one employee, or $2,350 in the aggregate from 2 or more employees, by an employer in any consecutive 12-month period punishable as grand theft;
  • SB 93 - businesses such as hotels, event centers, airports, private clubs, and service providers at commercial buildings would be required to offer employment to their laid-off employees on the basis of seniority, within five days of establishing a position;
  • AB 701 - establish statewide standards to minimize worker injuries and requiring large warehouses to be transparent about their work quotas;
  • AB 257 – establish a statewide Fast Food Sector Council that includes workers, state agencies, and industry representatives;
  • AB 995 - expands California’s sick leave law to guarantee working Californians can use at least five paid sick days each year;
  • AB 1074 - Following the termination of a service contract, the Displaced Janitor and Hotel Workers Opportunity Act would require new hotel service contractors to retain the existing workforce for a period of at least 60 days; and
  • AB 123 - Paid Family Leave with Full Income Replacement.

Keep an Eye on a New NLRB

  • Investigative Interviews;
  • Employee Resource Groups;
  • Group Complaints about Safety and Return-to-Work; and
  • PRO Act.
Interest Area(s): Employment and Labor


Credits: 1.0
Category: General

Contact (RSVP)

Betty St. Marie

Sponsored By

Norton Rose Fulbright


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