2014 Employment Law Update (2-12-14 Webinar Recording)
We’ve seen an extraordinary number of employment law developments in recent months! Watch this on-demand webinar for a detailed review of all these important new developments:
- Leaves of Absence: Expansion of California Paid Family Leave for leave to care for a seriously ill grandparent, grandchild, sibling, or parent-in-law; new leave for stalking victims, and for emergency rescue personnel and reserve peace officers to take training; San Francisco’s new flexible work arrangement ordinance.
- Alcohol at Work: Court ruling that employer could be held liable for employee car accident after employee became intoxicated at a company event.
- Wage & Hour: Increases in minimum wage requirements for exempt computer software professionals, general “white collar” exemptions, and non-exempt minimum wages; major 2013 California court ruling on “piece rate” pay.
- Sexual Harassment, Training & Investigations: U.S. Supreme Court ruling on who is a “supervisor.”
- Discrimination & Retaliation: Employers prohibited from reporting or threatening to report a worker’s immigration status for improper reasons; military and veterans status added to list of categories protected by the California Fair Employment & Housing Act; non-discrimination and reasonable accommodation for victims of domestic violence; obligation to inform disabled employees of other jobs; retaliation claim against HR firm for discouraging employer from hiring applicant who filed discrimination lawsuit.
- Other: $3 million settlement by employer that allegedly failed to follow applicant background check requirements; social media law update; update on employee arbitration agreements.
This is a recording of a webinar presented by Ray Hixson, Brian Nagatani, and Mary Wang on February 12, 2014. Please note that the webinar does not address changes in the law since the original program date. Please also note that the webinar provides only general information about the law, and does not constitute legal advice. Companies or individuals seeking legal advice should retain counsel.
Please note that HR and attorney continuing education credits are not available for watching this recorded program.
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