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One Fewer Headache: NLRB Holds That Misclassification Won't Lead To Labor Law Violations
Chalk up in the win column for businesses. Yesterday the National Labor Relations Board ruled that companies found to have misclassified workers as contractors will not automatically face liability for an unfair labor practice.
United States
3 Sep 2019
California Bill To Codify ABC Test Passes First Hurdle
Earlier this week, the California Assembly overwhelmingly passed AB5 – a measure that would codify the ABC test introduced to the state in last year's Dynamex decision,
United States
17 Jun 2019
OFCCP Releases Corporate Scheduling Announcement List
Late yesterday, the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released its Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) in the OFCCP FOIA Library.
United States
5 Apr 2019
OFCCP Issues 2 Directives Affecting Federal Contract Compliance Reviews
A focus on equal employment opportunity and the protection of religious freedom will become part of future reviews for federal supply and service contractors' compliance with regulations under two policy directives issued by the Office of Federal Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on August 10.
United States
2 Sep 2018
Workplace Law Update For Washington Employers, Summer 2018 Edition
Washington's lawmakers and regulators have not taken a summer holiday this year, remaining active by passing new regulations based on legislation from the last legislative cycle or reacting to new case law by creating new legal obligations.
United States
6 Jul 2018
Web Exclusive: January 2018: The Top 18 Labor And Employment Law Stories
It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017 ...
United States
2 Feb 2018
What A Government Shutdown Would Mean For Employers
If Congress cannot approve a budget by this Friday at midnight, the federal government will shut down.
United States
18 Jan 2018
Federal Contractor Agency To Be Radically Overhauled Under Trump Budget Proposal
The proposed federal budget released today would have a dramatic impact on the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), the watchdog agency...
United States
31 May 2017
Does The Ban On Salary History Inquiries Violate The First Amendment? Ruling On Philadelphia Bill May Impact New York
On April 6, the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the Philadelphia ordinance violates the freedom of speech of impacted businesses.
United States
18 May 2017
White House Reaffirms Protections For Federal Contractor LGBTQ Workers
The statement was issued at a time when rumors were swirling that the White House could take action to reverse the 2014 executive order.
United States
10 Feb 2017
Federal Contractors Must Provide Privacy Training
Effective immediately, federal contractors will need to comply with privacy training rules intended to ensure that their workforces protect personally identifiable information.
United States
30 Jan 2017
The Gig Economy And Utility Contractors: Government Agencies Can't Have It Both Ways
There has been a long tradition of a "gig economy" in the utility contractor field (i.e., cable television, water, sewer, gas and electric).
United States
10 Nov 2016
Court Puts Blacklisting Rules On Hold
In a somewhat surprising development, a federal court in Texas blocked the government from implementing most of the federal contractor "blacklisting" rules that were slated to go into effect on October 25, 2016.
United States
4 Nov 2016
Federal Contractor Paid Sick Leave Rules Finalized
The USDOL unveiled final regulations yesterday that will require federal contractors to provide up to 56 hours of paid sick leave to those employees performing work on or in connection with certain contracts...
United States
4 Oct 2016
2017 "Contractor Minimum Wage" Rate Released
The U.S. Labor Department has published the 2017 wage-rate floor required by President Obama's "Establishing A Minimum Wage for Contractors" Executive Order 13658.
United States
22 Sep 2016
USDOL's "Willful" Misdefinition
The U.S. Labor Department has now issued its final "Guidance" concerning President Obama's July 2014 "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" Executive Order.
United States
6 Sep 2016
Government Releases Final Rule Implementing "Blacklisting" Law
The final rule and guidance implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order remain almost as burdensome and problematic as they were when originally proposed.
United States
1 Sep 2016
OFCCP Releases Broad Gender Discrimination Rule
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just announced a final rule revising sex discrimination guidelines for federal contractors.
United States
22 Jun 2016
Bad News, Good News: Supreme Court Clarifies Federal Contractor Immunity Standards
The Supreme Court both limited and expanded the legal standards that relate to federal contractor immunity from lawsuits in a decision released last week.
United States
29 Jan 2016
Do New Anti-Trafficking Requirements Apply To Your Company?
As human trafficking and other forms of exploitation of labor continue to be a focus of public attention, requirements on some employers to prevent trafficking and related abuses have recently increased.
United States
10 Nov 2015
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