April 13, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced yesterday that it is extending to April 30, 2012, the public comment period on its proposed rule to carry out changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The FMLA was amended in recent years to expand military family leave provisions and incorporate a special eligibility provision Read more

A decision has been made in the high-profile Brinker Restaurant Corp. vs. Superior Court case concerning employee meal and rest breaks. Over three years ago the California Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments and ever since this case has been closely watched and highly debated. Thursday morning the Court ruled that employers are under no Read more