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August 26, 2020

AB 5 Update: AB 2257 Would Amend California Independent Contractor Law

AB 5, California’s sweeping and landmark independent contractor law, became effective on January 1, 2020. AB 2257 seeks to amend it.

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August 11, 2020

USCIS Announces Fee Increases

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a new fee structure that will take effect on October 2, 2020.

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August 10, 2020

White House Takes Executive Action on Unemployment Insurance, Payroll Taxes

On August 8, 2020, the president signed several executive memoranda and an order addressing the continued economic havoc of the COVID-19 pandemic, two of which are of direct interest to employers.

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August 10, 2020

Georgia Law Shields Businesses from COVID-19 Liability

Georgia recently became the ninth state to shield businesses from liability stemming from COVID-19.

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August 5, 2020

U.S. Agencies Agree to Share Information in New Enforcement Initiative Targeting H-1B and Immigrant Workers

The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL) and Homeland Security (DHS) have jointly announced a new initiative to share data and records on immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions and workers.

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August 4, 2020

NY Federal Court Strikes Down Key Provisions of DOL Rule Regarding FFCRA Paid Sick and Expanded FMLA Leave

On August 3, 2020, in response to a legal challenge by the state of New York, a New York federal district judge struck down portions of a DOL final rule providing guidance on interpretations of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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August 4, 2020

Executive Order Limits Federal Contractors’ Use of Foreign Labor

On August 3, 2020, the White House issued an executive order directing federal agencies to contract with those who prioritize the hiring of U.S. citizens and green card holders over foreign workers for contract positions.

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July 31, 2020

EEOC Expands Voluntary Resolution Efforts with Temporary Mediation and Conciliation Pilot Programs

Parties involved with EEOC charges of employment discrimination filed in the past month may notice some new language on the EEOC portal: “For charges filed after July 6, 2020, you may request mediation at any time during the charge process.”

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July 31, 2020

NLRB Proposed Rule Signals a Return to the Excelsior Requirement and the Advent of Absentee Ballots for Military Personnel

In another effort to amend the 2014 final rule on “quickie elections,” on July 29, 2020, the NLRB published a notice of proposed rulemaking that, if implemented, would further relieve pre-election burdens on employers and protect voter privacy.

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July 28, 2020

Senate Republicans Unveil Latest COVID-19 Response Legislation

On July 27, 2020, Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate unveiled its latest legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act.

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