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California Court of Appeal Upholds Meal Period Waiver in Collective Bargaining Agreement Continue Reading…

On August 13, 2018, in Ehret v. WinCo Foods, the California Court of Appeal held that a provision in a collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) regarding employees’ meal periods during shifts lasting between five and six hours effectively waived employees’ rights … Continue reading

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Change to One Year Waiting Period for Divorce in PA Useful Now

On December 5, 2016, the law in Pennsylvania as it relates to the required length of separation in order to establish grounds for divorce reduced from two years to one year.  This reduction was highly contested for many years in … Continue reading

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The Iowa Abortion Waiting Period Has Been Struck Down & It's A Major Reproductive Rights Victory

Bustle (Jun. 29, 2018): The Iowa Abortion Waiting Period Has Been Struck Down & It's A Major Reproductive Rights Victory, by Morgan Brinlee: Despite concerns for the future of reproductive rights in the imminent wake of Justice Kennedy's retirement, reproductive… … Continue reading

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What is the position of the UK in the ESAs during the implementation period?

On 13 June 2018, HM Treasury published a letter that it had sent to the chair of the House of Commons’ European Scrutiny Committee, Sir William Cash MP. In the letter HM Treasury discusses the position as regards UK representation … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court: Equitable Tolling Does Not Allow Follow-On Class Claims Outside of the Limitations Period

In the latest of several recent high court decisions addressing the questions of statutes of limitations and related questions of tolling, on June 11, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that equitable tolling principles do not apply to toll … Continue reading

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