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Altshuler Berzon LLP Thanks Its 2016 Summer Associates

Altshuler Berzon LLP is extremely grateful to its 2016 Summer Associates, who were wonderful colleagues and performed exemplary legal work: Lisa Bixby (Stanford Law School), Ming Cheung (Harvard Law School), Hannah Kieschnick (Stanford Law School), Zach Manfredi (Yale Law School), and Adán Martínez (Yale Law School). Additionally, Altshuler Berzon LLP congratulates them on accepting post-graduation […]

$15 Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers Upheld

New York Appellate Division upholds wage order increasing statewide minimum wage to $15 for chain restaurant fast-food workers The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department today upheld a September 2015 wage order by the New York Commissioner of Labor that increases the minimum hourly wages to be paid to fast food workers […]

Workers Win Right to Suitable Seating at their Workstations

California Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit Construe Century-Old Seating Law in Favor of Workers Construing California’s “suitable seating” law for the first time since its enactment in 1913, the California Supreme Court ruled in April 2016 that California employers must provide workstation seating to all employees when the “nature of their work reasonably permits the […]

Victory in Vergara! Statutory Rights Preserved for 277,000 California Public School Teachers

California Court of Appeal unanimously reverses sweeping injunction that eliminated job security protections for public school teachers The California Court of Appeal today issued its landmark decision in Vergara et al. v. California et al., Case No. B258589, reversing a Los Angeles Superior Court decision invalidating five statutes governing the employment of California public school […]