In 2018, the District of Columbia enacted the Tipped Wage Workers Fairness Amendment Act. Among other things, the Act imposes obligations on employers that employ tipped employees, including significant training and reporting requirements.
On September 29, 2022, California’s governor signed Assembly Bill (AB) 152, which immediately extends the obligation of employers with 26 or more employees to provide COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave through December 31, 2022.
In a wrongful dismissal action against four corporate defendants that were part of a family business, the plaintiff claimed the defendants were common employers, that he was their employee prior to his dismissal, and was therefore owed damages.
On September 23, 2022, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) proposed additional rules relating to Local Law 144 of 2021, which will regulate the use of automated employment decision tools starting January 1, 2023.