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.
Effective June 7, 2018, Washington State amended its domestic violence leave law to require employers to provide reasonable safety accommodations. The amendments also prohibit discrimination and retaliation based on actual or perceived victim status.