San Jose Thinks It Knows The Way
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- The Economic Policy Institute has reported that, in 2016, as many as 4 million workers nationwide wanted but were unable to obtain full-time work. While some have debated these numbers, the City of San Jose, California, has attempted to tackle the issue with a... ›
The Don(ald) Of A New Era: Are Workplace Immigration Raids On The Horizon?The Place: A car wash in Los Angeles The Time: The 1970s The Scene: A busy afternoon at the car wash. Immigration agents burst onto the property in search of undocumented workers. The cashier—wife of the manager— yells frantically into the public address mic,... ›
The Movement For Equal Pay In The Workplace: Progressive State Laws Carry The TorchAlthough strides have been made over the past few decades to achieve pay equity for women and other protected classes of individuals, the facts (and the sentiment expressed in the above quote) make clear that there is still a ways to go. Indeed, new... ›
The Cost Of Keeping Things Quiet: Crackdown On Confidentiality Clauses Calls For Explicit Carve-OutsIn last February’s Employment Law Commentary , we discussed best practices for drafting separation agreements. Among the issues raised was a recent SEC enforcement action applying one of the Commission’s rules in a novel way to clamp down on contracts seen as chilling whistleblowing... ›