New Mexico’s state legislature has been busy over the past few weeks acting on bills introduced earlier this year. The state has enacted at least 9 new laws affecting employers, covering many topics from health care access to criminal background checks.
As we move deeper into the 2019 legislative season, the Connecticut General Assembly is considering several proposed bills in the state House and Senate that—if enacted—would affect employers in significant ways.
More than 30,000 workers at approximately 45 companies in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, recently went on strike demanding a 20% salary increase, plus a one-time annual bonus of MXN $32,000 (approximately USD $1,700).
As the independent contractor versus employee status debate evolves across the U.S. through legislation, court decisions, and agency enforcement actions, the NLRB clarified its standard on January 25, 2019 in SuperShuttle DFW, Inc.