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 Employment law mediates the relationship between workers, employing entities, trade unions and the government. Collective labour law relates to the tripartite relationship between employee, employer and union. Individual labour law concerns employees’ rights at work and through the contract for work. Employment standards are social norms for the minimum socially acceptable conditions under which employees or contractors are allowed to work.

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California Supreme Court Eliminates Avenue To Avoid Arbitration Of Wage And Hour Claims

The California Supreme Court recently held that the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) (Lab. Code, § 2698, et seq.) does not authorize a plaintiff/employee to seek unpaid wages as part of the civil penalties available under PAGA. The case was ZB, N.A. v. Superior Court, No. S246711 (Sept. 12, 2019). In a parallel universe somewhere – in which California has [...]

Predictive Scheduling Laws: What Are They, Where Do They Exist And Employers’ Reaction

Over the past five years, the United States has seen a wave of new laws aimed at providing employees with more predictable work schedules. These predictive scheduling laws are meant to provide stability to individuals so that they can attend to their child care, health, education and, in many cases, second jobs. Early predictive scheduling laws only applied to retail [...]

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