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Articles from the Labor and Employment Law Section’s eNews

The Court of Appeal affirmed the superior court’s dismissal of Fushan Li’s petition for writ of mandate after his request that the court waive the bond requirement was denied and he failed to post a bond. On appeal Li contended he was not properly subject to the bond requirement, which was adopted after the citations he challenged were issued, and, alternatively, the trial court abused its discretion in denying his request for relief from the requirement once he had demonstrated his indigency. Read more
The First Amendment’s Religion Clauses foreclose certain employment-discrimination claims brought against religious organizations. This “ministerial exception” applies to employees who perform vital religious duties on behalf of the organization. Read more
Though we aren't able to meet in person due to COVID-19, the Section continues to produce high quality but affordable online programming so you can get your MCLE hours. Read more
As we grapple with the implications of George Floyd’s death, I urge us all to act with compassion and respect. Remember that for many of us, the events of the past few weeks raise strong emotions. Realize that actions and speech may be fueled by those emotions. Recognize that people process strong emotions in different ways. But as we acknowledge and celebrate each other’s differences, it is more important to appreciate and build on our commonalities as human beings. Only… Read more
The United States Supreme Court held that plaintiffs lacked Article III standing because, win or lose, they would still receive the exact same monthly benefits they are already entitled to receive. Read more
I hope you, your family, and friends are healthy and safe as we face together the new challenges COVID-19 has brought to our daily lives. CLA has an outstanding collection of resources available for navigating through the pandemic. These include free webinars and court updates for attorneys, and free videos for the public on legal issues related to COVID-19. Read more
The 9th circuit panel held that an employer does not violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act by providing a FCRA disclosure simultaneously with other employment materials, and by providing a FCRA disclosure simultaneously with other employment materials, and by failing to place a FCRA authorization on a standalone document. Read more
Message from the Chair Erich Shiners from the Labor and Employment Law monthly eNews Read more
A rundown of newly-published labor and employment cases from the Labor and Employment Law Section eNews. Read more
The March issue of our Section’s Labor & Employment Law Review has a special Arbitration theme, featuring three articles on recent developments in that area. Read more

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