The latest Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions continues this administration's trend of adding fewer new rules and reexamining older ones. These semiannual agendas provide insight into federal agency priorities for the coming year.
In a groundbreaking new decision, the California Supreme Court announced a significant change in independent contractor law, adopting a modified “ABC” test for determining whether an individual is an employee under the Wage Orders.
The DOL recently issued additional information on the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program. While not all-encompassing, the new publication sheds more light on the program’s mechanics and the “steps” employers must take to participate.