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Emilie speaking on the Fair Pay Act.
New California Fair Pay Act Adds Confusion and Incites Litigation

The Fair Pay Act (“FPA”), which goes into effect on January 1, 2016, requires employers to pay male and female employees the same for “substantially similar work” under “similar working conditions,” even if those employees work in different establishments.  The FPA also prohibits employer retaliation against employees for disclosing their wages, discussing the wages of others, inquiring about another employee’s wages, or aiding or encouraging any other employee to exercise his or her rights under the law.

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Local law firm welcomes new attorney to the team

San Luis Obispo, CA (July 30, 2015) – Carmel & Naccasha LLP is pleased to announce that Emilie K. Elliott has joined the firm as an attorney.

Emilie has distinguished herself in many of the firm’s primary practice areas including business and intellectual property transactions. She also brings an exciting new skill set and depth of experience to the firm in health care law.

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Emilie’s health care law practice comes with a unique background, as she formerly worked

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Achieving Class Action Certification For Alleged Meal and Rest Break Violations Continues to be an Uphill Battle

Two recent appellate court decisions demonstrate, once again, that courts in the Post-Brinker era are less inclined to grant class certification in actions alleging rest period or meal break violations.

In re Walgreen Company Overtime Cases, the plaintiffs alleged that the drug store chain had departed from its formal (and otherwise compliant) policies regarding meal breaks and rest periods in an illegal and widespread way. The decision did not go into the specifics of the alleged improper practices, but the general allegation appeared to be that it was common practice to under staff stores, forcing employees to work through their meal periods.

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C&N Attorney Shauna Cunningham to Present at Templeton Chamber Event

Don’t miss an opportunity to hear from C&N attorney Shauna Cunningham on what you need to know about the latest changes in employment law. She’ll be speaking on Friday, April 25, 2014 at a Templeton Chamber of Commerce event.

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