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- Ninth Circuit Upholds Free Speech Rights of Academic Employees; Pickering Test, not Garcetti Decision, Applies
- Courts Uphold “Ministerial Exception” in Wrongful Termination Case; Religious School Exempt from Title VII, ADA and FEHA; Key is Religious Nature of Employer and Religious Nature of Employee's Duties
- Public Employees First Amendment Rights Upheld By Ninth Circuit; School District Employee Engaged in Protected Speech When She Sat Next To Colleague at Board Meeting
- Ministerial Exception to Title VII Protects Religious Institutions When They Hire Certain Religious Employees; Ruling Applies to Religious Schools As Well as Religious Orders In General
- Privacy Rights Regarding Employee Contact Information -- Union's Right to Collectively Bargain Over The Issue
- Court Rules Employment-Related Arbitration Clause Is Unconscionable and Not Severable from Rest of Agreement – Employer’s Demand to Arbitrate is Rejected
- Meal & Rest Breaks -- Employer's Duty Is To Provide Them, Not Guarantee Employees Take Them
- Issue Preclusion Can Kill Claim; If You Have Litigated An Issue Before An Administrative Agency, You May Be Precluded From Relitigating It In Court
- Title VII Does Not Apply To Independent Contractors
- Ninth Circuit Holds that Disability Accommodation May Apply Beyond Merely An Employee’s Ability to Perform Adequately – Continuing Duty Applies To Ongoing Meetings, Training, and Related Aspects of Employment
- Court Rules That Laws Regarding Meal & Rest Breaks Don’t Apply to Public Employees
- California Supreme Court Upholds Proposition 209 Against Attack that It Violates the “Political Structure” Doctrine Established by the U.S. Supreme Court
- Public Employees Right To Strike Clarified by California Supreme Court
- Racist Email May Not Constitute Workplace Harassment – Provided It’s Sent to a General Audience
- Arbitrators Have Broad Authority to Interpret Collective Bargaining Agreements
- PERB Rules On Public Employee Strikes and Damages Remedy
- Court Upholds Restrictive Arbitration Agreement in High Level Employment Dispute
- Whistleblower Protection Applies to Statements Made In Good Faith
- State Court Follows Federal Precedent in Employee Free Speech Case
- Court Decides Free Speech Rights of Government Employees
- Will a “confidentiality clause” protect me?
- For employers: Do I have to have a reason if I want to fire someone? For employees: Does my boss have to have a reason if he or she fires me?
- What is sexual harassment?
- Do I have the right to inspect my personnel file?