The NLRB announced that it is withdrawing a proposed rule that would have excluded undergraduate and graduate students at private colleges and universities who perform services in connection with their studies from coverage under the NLRA.
The Illinois General Assembly is currently considering House Bill 559, which seeks to materially revise BIPA’s rigid compliance obligations and limit an individual’s ability to file a class action lawsuit against a non-compliant entity.
The Colorado Legislature has formally introduced Senate Bill 21-176, the Protecting Opportunities and Workers’ Rights (POWR) Act, which would impose sweeping changes to Colorado’s anti-discrimination law.
On March 10, 2021, the DOL announced that it will not enforce or otherwise pursue enforcement actions with respect to two recently issued final rules amending the “investment duties” regulation under Title I of ERISA.
A growing number of cities in California have enacted ordinances requiring large grocery and/or drug stores to pay specified workers premium pay for the heightened risk of exposure to and infection by the novel coronavirus.