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  • Alabama Court Temporarily Enjoins All Picketing in Mine Workers Strike

    Strikes have been in the news recently. Employers faced with a strike, or a possible strike, often wish to know their legal options, including whether they may seek injunctive relief. The short answer is that federal law prohibits courts from enjoining employees’ exercise of their right to lawfully strike. However, courts may enjoin unlawful strike... Continue Reading
    December 13, 2021
  • California Extends Organ Donor Leave Under AB 1223

    Currently, state law mandates private employers with 15 or more employees to provide employees 30 days of paid leave in a one-year period when an employee participates in an organ donation. Employers also are required to provide bone marrow donors five days of paid leave. Now, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 1223, which extends... Continue Reading
    October 31, 2019
  • California Enacts New Laws to Combat Human Trafficking

    On September 27, 2018, California enacted Senate Bill 970 establishing a minimum threshold for human trafficking awareness training and education in the hospitality industry. Under the law, hotels and motels are required to provide 20 minutes of classroom or other interactive training regarding human trafficking awareness to each employee likely to interact or come into...… Continue Reading The post California Enacts New Laws to Combat Human Trafficking appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
    October 22, 2018
  • Sacramento County “Panic Button” Ordinance

    The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors has approved an Ordinance requiring hotel and motel operators in Sacramento County to provide employees with a panic button or notification device that can be used to call for help when an employee reasonably believes sexual harassment activity is occurring in the employee’s presence. The panic button is designed...… Continue Reading The post Sacramento County “Panic Button” Ordinance appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
    April 25, 2018