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California Dreaming, California Nightmare - 3 Takeaways From California's Controversial Independent Contractor Bill Becoming Law
It's now official. After months of speculation, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 5 into law on September 18,
United States
27 Sep 2019
Tectonic Shift - Key Takeaways As California Legislature Passes Controversial Independent Contractor Bill
The California Legislature passed a closely watched bill on September 11, 2019 that, if signed into law, will make it harder for California businesses ...
United States
20 Sep 2019
Are You Compliant? A New Year Brings New Laws Impacting California Employers
In 2017, the California Legislature and Governor Jerry Brown were busy passing new laws that will impact employers across California this year.
United States
9 Jan 2018
California Supreme Court Rules Employees Cannot Be On-Call Or On-Duty During Rest Breaks
The trial court had granted the plaintiff summary judgment and awarded US$90 million in statutory damages, interest and penalties.
United States
10 Jan 2017
Federal Court Puts Brakes On DOL's New Overtime Rule
On November 22, 2016, a Texas federal judge entered a nationwide injunction blocking the US Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing its new overtime rule.
United States
5 Dec 2016
Majority Of Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Requirements Preliminarily Enjoined Nationwide
On October 24, 2016, a day before the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces final rule was set to take effect, a US district court in Texas preliminarily enjoined implementation of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council rule...
United States
9 Nov 2016
Federal Contractors Beware: January 1 Brings New Paid Sick Leave And Minimum Wage Requirements
In 2015, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706 (EO 13706), granting federal contractor employees 7 days (56 hours) of annual paid sick leave, which includes paid leave for family care.
United States
10 Oct 2016
Los Angeles And San Diego Set To Increase Minimum Wage And Paid Sick Leave For Employees Effective July 2016
In July, employers operating in Los Angeles and San Diego will be required to comply with increased minimum wage and paid sick leave requirements under new ordinances recently approved by each municipality.
United States
7 Jul 2016
US Department Of Labor Unveils New Overtime Rule
The DOL has unveiled its much anticipated overtime rule impacting the so-called "white collar" exemptions under the FLSA and its implementing regulations (29 CFR 541).
United States
25 May 2016
EEOC Seeks To Bolster Pay Discrimination Prohibitions Via New Requirement For Large Employers To Disclose Pay Data
The Dentons Employment and Labor team will follow these developments closely, and will provide additional updates as the requirements take form.
United States
4 Feb 2016
New Executive Order Mandates Paid Sick Leave For Federal Contractors
The new rule, when adopted and implemented by the US Department of Labor (DOL), would take effect January 1, 2017...
United States
10 Sep 2015
No Extension For You! Employers – Brace For The Impact Of The New DOL Overtime Rules
Among other things, employers should consider conducting an audit of their current exempt workforce to determine which employees will be affected by the DOL's new regulation.
United States
4 Sep 2015
Employers Beware—US Department Of Labor Issues A Shot Across The Bow To Those Using Independent Contractors
Does your business engage independent contractors? If so, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the US Department of Labor (DOL) is putting you on notice that your business may be in the agency's cross hairs.
United States
24 Jul 2015
Second Circuit Weighs In On When Unpaid Interns Become "Employees" Under The FLSA
To avoid confusion, and because the DOL's test and the Second Circuit's primary beneficiary test apply similar factors, employers should audit their current unpaid internship programs so as to comply with both.
United States
12 Jul 2015
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