Monthly Archives: December 2011

Labor Code Section 203 Waiting Time Penalties – Unpaid Wages – Statute of Limitations

This article will address the latest decision in Pineda v. Bank of America (2010) 50 Cal. 4th 1389 wherein the court addressed the statute of limitations to recover waiting time penalties under Labor Code section 203. Labor Code sections 201 and 202 … Continue reading

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Employment Discrimination – Future of Class Action Lawsuits

On March 29, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments on the Wal-Mart employment-discrimination case, Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., which could have significant implications for the plaintiffs, the company and other potential employment-discrimination lawsuits across the country. The … Continue reading

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Employment Discrimination – Are Class Actions Thing of the Past?

In the aftermath of the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes ruling denying class action certification in a sexual discrimination lawsuit, the largest civil rights class action suit in United States history, a recent federal court ruling rejected class certification of a … Continue reading

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Administrative Exemption From Overtime Compensation And Meal & Rest Periods

In an earlier article I discussed the “Executive” exemption from overtime and meal & rest periods, also known as “Managerial” exemption.  In this article, I will talk about the “Administrative” exemption from overtime and meal & rest periods requirements. In … Continue reading

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