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.
The COVID-19 pandemic set off enormous disruptions across workforces worldwide. The instant worldwide transformation to ubiquitous work-from-home inevitably sparked novel logistical problems and sticky legal challenges.
On February 1, 2021, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing posted guidance to facilitate the submission of the newly required pay data report by March 31, 2021 and annually thereafter.
The Equal Pay and Living Wage Act, currently before the Alaska Legislature as Alaska Senate Bill 16, seeks several significant changes to Alaska’s minimum wage, pay equity and employment discrimination law.