Happiest Place on Earth: Not Such a Happy Place for Class Action Employees

Happiest Place on Earth: Not Such a Happy Place for Class Action Employees

A recent lawsuit against Disneyland might show that for some of its employees, Disneyland is not the happiest place on earth. The lawsuit—a proposed class action lawsuit composed of over 100 current and former maintenance engineers—alleges several violations of California’s Labor Code.

Employment Legal Considerations in the Hospitality and Tourism Industries

Employment Legal Considerations in the Hospitality and Tourism Industries

In the vibrant and dynamic sectors of hospitality and tourism, where the focus is often on delivering exceptional guest experiences, there are some special legal issues related to labor law compliance and workplace safety. Employers in these industries must navigate a myriad of legal considerations to protect both their employees and their businesses.

Workplace Policies v. Constitutional Rights of Employees

Workplace Policies v. Constitutional Rights of Employees

In a landmark decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled on a case involving Home Depot’s ban on its employee, Antonio Morales, wearing a Black Lives Matter apron at the Home Depot location where Morales worked in Brighton, Minnesota. The NLRB’s decision has sparked a renewed debate on the intersection of workplace policies and employees’ constitutional rights.

Employers Prepare for New Changes to CA’s Pay Data Reporting

Employers Prepare for New Changes to CA’s Pay Data Reporting

As you may already know, California law requires private employers with 100 or more payroll employees to file an annual Payroll Employee Report. The California Civil Rights Department has recently implemented several key changes to this year’s reporting requirements—and State issued templates for reporting the same. Therefore, employers should understand these changes before initiating the data collection process and submitting a Pay Data Report, which is due on May 8, 2024.