California public agencies often accept funds, grants, and other federal financial assistance either directly from a federal department or agency, or indirectly through a California department or agency. Typically, when a public agency accepts federal financial assistance – either directly or indirectly – it must comply with specific obligations as a condition of receipt. Often
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A 3.8 Million Dollar Jury Verdict Is A Good Reminder That The FLSA Guarantees Break Time For Nursing Mothers
By Lisa S. Charbonneau on
Posted in FLSA
This post was authored by Lisa S. Charbonneau.
A recent jury decision from the federal trial court in Arizona shows how expensive it can be to ignore a federal law that requires employers to provide mothers with nursing children accommodations to express breast milk.
In 2010, Congress added section 7(r) to the Fair Labor…
Supreme Court Published Important Decisions Regarding Title VII in the Nassar and Vance Cases
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Posted in Discrimination, Employment
This blog entry was authored by Brian Walter and Michael D. Youril
On Monday, June 24, 2013, the Supreme Court published important decisions in two employment cases. In Vance v. Ball State University, the Supreme Court held that for the purposes of vicarious liability under Title VII, an employee is a “supervisor” if…