By Christina Jaremus, Adam J. Rongo, and Erin Dougherty Foley

 Seyfarth Synopsis: Recent and Important Amendments to Illinois’ One Day Rest in Seven Act.

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the world to re-think about the way we live and work in a number of ways.  For instance, exceedingly flexible teleworking schedules in work settings conducive to remote work seem
Continue Reading Amendments To Illinois’ One Day Rest in Seven Act Mitigates Against Hunger Pangs and Rest Deprivation

By Joseph Hadacek and Joshua A. Rodine

Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Supreme Court recently determined that meal and rest period premium payments are subject to the final pay timing requirements of Labor Code section 203 and the wage statement reporting requirements of Labor Code section 226(e). Additionally, the prejudgment interest rate for violating these sections is seven percent. Naranjo v.
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By Gena B. Usenheimer and Kaitlyn F. Whiteside

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department (“Second Department”) joined the First Department in finding that home healthcare employees who work 24-hour shifts are entitled to pay for all hours present in a client’s home, including sleeping and meal periods.  With this
Continue Reading Sleeping On the Job… Again? Second New York Appellate Court Finds Home Healthcare Employees Entitled to Pay for all 24 Hours on an Overnight Shift