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New Jersey Law Prohibits Prospective Waivers and Secret Discrimination, Retaliation, or Harassment Settlements

On March 18, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill amending the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) to prohibit contractual provisions that result in the wavier of a right or remedy provided under the LAD or prevent … Continue reading

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New Approach to Affordable Care Act Waivers Causes Controversy

Of the estimated 16 percent of Americans who remain without health insurance, many “face a stunning choice.” They can either find a way to pay the equivalent of a second rent payment each month for health coverage—or go without insurance … Continue reading

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Big Win for the Healthcare Industry on Meal Break Waivers as the California Supreme Court Resolves an Apparent Conflict in the Labor Code and IWC Wage Order

On December 10, the California Supreme Court issued an impactful decision for the healthcare industry. In Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, the unanimous Court endorsed the Hospitals’ meal break policy, over which the parties had battled for more … Continue reading

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New Developments on Meal Waivers for Healthcare Workers – Back Where We Started

California employers know to expect that the law sometimes takes some crazy turns. But the changes to the rules for healthcare worker meal waivers have been particularly insane. Try to keep up. In 2000, the legislature enacted AB 60, which … Continue reading

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Unsealing Criminal Records for Travel Waivers

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