13th Oct 2014

JUDGE’S DECISION IN STOCKTON BANKRUPTCY CASE NOT ALL BAD FOR EMPLOYEE ASSOCIATIONS United States District Judge Christopher Klein ruled that the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) is not protected from cuts in the City of Stockton bankruptcy case. Since … more

7th Oct 2014

WILL THE US SUPREME COURT FIND POST-SHIFT TIME SPENT WAITING IN EMPLOYER-MANDATED SECURITY SEARCH LINES COMPENSABLE?  NOT LIKELY. On Wednesday October 8th the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the case of Busk v. Integrity Staffing Solutions. The … more

2nd Oct 2014

WILL AN OUTRAGEOUS MOCKING ‘REPORT’ ISSUED BY A SUPERVISOR TO AN EMPLOYEE HELP PROVE WAGE-RELATED RETALIATION? JR PUTMAN, Inc. WILL FIND OUT. Aaron Gregory worked as a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Service Technician for JR PUTMAN, Inc. in … more

29th Sep 2014

On August 14, 2014 the California Supreme Court held that if a person chooses to remain silent prior to being read a Miranda warning and the person does not expressly tell the arresting law enforcement officer that he or she … more