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A Gig Can Be A Gig: US DOL Opinion Letter Breathes New Life Into The Gig Economy Independent Contractor Model
The WHD noted that the VCM does not invest in facilities, equipment, or helpers on behalf of its service providers.
United States
7 Jun 2019
Top Ten Employment Regulations Or Initiatives Employers Want Trump To Dump Or Fix
The rule requires that federal contractors provide 56 hours of paid sick leave to employees working on certain federal contracts. Many contractors already provide some form of paid sick leave...
United States
21 Nov 2016
Brexit: What Does It Mean For Employers In The U.K.?
We set out below our best guess on where this leaves employees, management and HR in the UK.
1 Jul 2016
Digging Into The New Overtime Regulations
Within the Department of Labor's aggressive regulatory agenda in the last few years, its proposed regulations on the white collar exemptions from overtime generated some of the most significant concerns and anticipation for employers.
United States
27 May 2016
There's No Longer An "App For That" In Austin: Lyft And Uber Pull Out Over Driver Fingerprinting Requirements
Rideshare companies Lyft and Uber announced on May 9 that they were no longer offering their services in Austin, Texas, after voters there rejected a proposed ordinance that would have eliminated fingerprint-based background checks for drivers.
United States
26 May 2016
Financial Services And Technology Companies Beware: The U.S. Office Of Federal Contract Compliance Has A Target On Your Back
The President released his 2017 budget this week. Budgets are aspirational documents that Congress rarely implements in full.
United States
16 Feb 2016
Not So Final WARNing: Sixth Circuit Finds That Employment Ends With Termination Of Wages, Not Notice
In Morton v. Vanderbilt Univ., 2016 WL 52439 (6th Cir. Jan. 5, 2016), the Sixth Circuit recently held that, for purposes of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act...
United States
21 Jan 2016
Chicken Soup For CA Employers: How To Stay Healthy When Implementing Your Sick Leave Plan
The new California paid sick leave law is now "in effect" and you are ramping up your HR and payroll team to get ready for July 1 when employees can start accruing sick leave under the law.
United States
10 Feb 2015
Compelling Individual Arbitration Violates National Labor Relations Act? It Does According To ALJ
Joining the ever growing list of opinions on the arbitrability of class claims, an NLRB Administrative Law Judge recently ruled that an arbitration agreement that did not expressly bar workers from bringing class or collective actions still violated federal labor law.
United States
3 Feb 2014
Fifth Circuit Rejects Seminal NLRB Ruling That Class/Collective Action Waiver In Arbitration Agreement Violates The National Labor Relations Act
, the issue of class/collective action waivers in mandatory arbitration agreements has been a hot one. Including in its seminal D.R. Horton decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has repeatedly taken the position that such waivers violate employees' rights under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
United States
6 Dec 2013
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