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“Navigating the Legal Landscape – Exploring Wage & Hour Violations in the Delivery Industry”

By Ryan Ellis | July 24, 2023

Grocery Delivery Drivers Sue Over Alleged Wage and Hour Infractions In recent news, delivery drivers for Weee!, a large online grocer based in Fremont, Calif., filed a class-action lawsuit alleging numerous types of wage and hour infractions. This lawsuit and associated media attention have raised the question of how employers are expected to treat their […]

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Exploring the Impact of AI and ML on California Employment Decisions

By Ryan Ellis | July 17, 2023

Welcome fellow HR professionals to my blog! Today, I’m going to talk about the recent updates from California to regulate the use of AI and other data-driven statistical processes in making consequential decisions, particularly related to employment. As many of you know, the use of AI and data-driven statistical processes in the workplace has become […]

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“New York Clean Slate Act – Helping Job Seekers regain a Fresh Start”

By Ryan Ellis | July 10, 2023

It is no surprise that in today’s day and age, employers are met with an array of complex legal challenges in the hiring and employment process. One such challenge is the consideration of sealed convictions in employment decisions. The New York Legislature recently passed the Clean Slate Act, which, if signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul, […]

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“Balance Visibility and Performance: Creating a More People-Centered Organization”

By Ryan Ellis | July 3, 2023

Creating a people-centered organization is a top priority for many companies. But just thinking about the idea is one thing; actually bringing it to life is another. To ensure that your organization is focused on people, not just on profits, it’s important to implement the right strategies. The key is to design an organization that […]

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“Understanding the Changing Landscape of Federal Agency Authority: How the U.S. Supreme Court is Impacting the Rights of Individuals and Companies”

By Ryan Ellis | June 26, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court recently handed down a decision in a case that has important implications for how federal agencies can regulate businesses. The case, Georgia-Pacific West, Inc. v. Environmental Protection Agency, involved the EPA’s attempt to regulate a company’s process for disposing of certain hazardous waste. The company challenged the EPA’s authority to regulate […]

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