Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo attorneys are often asked to share their insights, opinions and ideas about the latest issues affecting our clients’ industries and organizations. Here, you will find updated content from the AALRR team about current developments and trends in labor and employment law.

  1. August 25, 2016

    San Diego Implements Changes to Sick Leave Law Effective September 2, 2016

    BY: Jonathan Judge

    On August 3, 2016, the San Diego City Council approved an Implementing Ordinance [link: http://www.sandiego.gov/sites/default/files/tr_sd_minwageordinance_o-20706_20160805.pdf] amending several provisions of San Diego’s sick leave law.  The Implementing Ordinance takes effect September 2, 2016. Below is a summary of key points of the Implementing Ordinance. Employers may cap an employee’s total accrual of earned sick leave at […] more

  2. August 24, 2016

    Department of Labor Revises Two Required Posters

    BY: Allison Scott, Jonathan Judge

    The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued regulations requiring employers to post a revised Federal Minimum Wage poster and a revised Federal Employee Polygraph Act poster effective August 1, 2016. The Federal Minimum Wage Poster now includes a section describing the rights of nursing mothers under the FLSA. It also discusses independent contractor misclassification […] more

  3. August 4, 2016

    NLRB Holds That Temporary Employees and Regular Employees Have the Right to Form Combined Bargaining Unit

    BY: L. Brent Garrett, Jonathan Judge

    The NLRB recently held that temporary employees and regular employees have a right to petition to join a combined bargaining unit, even if the staffing agency and employer object to the formation of the combined unit. In Miller & Anderson, 364 NLRB No. 9 (July 11, 2016), the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) continued its […] more

  4. July 26, 2016

    Court Denies Preliminary Injunction Regarding Piece Rate Safe Harbor – Deadline To File Remains July 28, 2016

    BY: Jonathan Judge, Amber Healy, Scott K. Dauscher, Robert Fried

    On July 25, 2016, the judge in Nisei Farmers League v. California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, et al., (Case No. 16 CECG 02107) denied Nisei Farmers League’s motion for preliminary injunction.  Accordingly, the temporary restraining order against the enforcement of the filing deadline to participate in the AB 1513 (codified as Labor Code section […] more

  5. July 20, 2016

    City of San Diego Enacts Minimum Wage and Sick Leave Increases Effective July 11

    BY: Jonathan Judge, Allison Scott

    On July 11, 2016, the San Diego City Council approved the June 7, 2016, election results to reinstate previously approved paid sick leave and minimum wage increases (the “Ordinance”).  Accordingly, effective July 11, 2016, the San Diego minimum wage increased to $10.50 per hour. The San Diego minimum wage is set to increase again on […] more