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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
California DFEH's New Transgender Regulations Go Into Effect
The new regulations enforce FEHA's prohibition against job applicant and/or employee discrimination based wholly or in part on an individual's sex, gender, gender identity or gender expression...
United States
18 Aug 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
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
The Obama Administration Weighs In On The Transgender Bathroom Debate
This week the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) clarified that the Obama administration considers denying equal access to a bathroom...
United States
13 May 2016
Are You Ready? New Employment Regulations Hit California April 1, 2016
Employers with fewer than five employees are generally not covered under the FEHA or the new corresponding FEHC regulations.
United States
29 Mar 2016
New OFCCP Changes To Federal Contractor Pay Practices
September was a busy month for federal contractors due to new regulatory requirements.
United States
13 Oct 2015
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
It's Back To The Future With The NLRB's New "Joint Employer" Standard
On August 27, 2015, the US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) issued its long awaited decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California and, not surprisingly, returned employers to a pre-1984 world.
United States
1 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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