Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Courts

Sac Court: Privacy Agency Must Wait to Enforce Rules

The Sacramento Superior Court has ruled that the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) must delay enforcement of any individual regulation for a one-year period...

California Supreme Court Rules on ‘Take-Home-COVID-19’

On July 6, 2023, the California Supreme Court issued a significant ruling related to “take-home-COVID-19.” In short, the court said employers don’t owe a duty...

What Three Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Mean for California Businesses

Just before the U.S. Supreme Court broke for recess at the end of June, it issued several landmark decisions, some of which have caught...

U.S. Supreme Court Delivers Victory for Arbitration

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that federal law requires district courts to delay a lawsuit automatically while the parties appeal whether the claim...

CalChamber Asks Court to Order Privacy Agency to Adopt Complete Set of Final Rules

The California Chamber of Commerce has filed a lawsuit in Sacramento Superior Court on behalf of its members asking the court to order the...

Employers Don’t Need to Count Overtime Twice in Percentage Bonuses

A California Court of Appeals ruled recently in favor of a federal method for calculating percentage bonuses rather than a state method the court...

California Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Timekeeping Rounding Case

The California Supreme Court has agreed to review a California Court of Appeal decision on a case involving timekeeping rounding policies. On February 1, the...

Appellate Court Backs Use of Arbitration in Employment

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit this week invalidated a law contested by the California Chamber of Commerce, ensuring that arbitration...

CalChamber to Host MCLE Course on PAGA Landscape

On January 31, at 10 a.m., a virtual MCLE course hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce, in coordination with the Stop Small Business...

Ninth Circuit Panel to Rehear Arguments on California’s Mandatory Arbitration Ban

A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has voted to withdraw its original ruling on California arbitration agreements in employment and rehear arguments on...