State legislators across the country have introduced a spate of bills intended to crack down on businesses that move call center operations out of state. Several states adopted such laws, including New York and New Jersey, where new laws take effect soon.
On February 10, 2020, a federal court approved the EEOC’s request to deem its retrospective collection of compensation data for calendar years 2017 and 2018 completed, ending (at least for now) the federal government’s first-ever collection of pay data.
Contractors have a significant interest in the White House’s February 3, 2020 announcement that the president will be nominating Director Leen for the position of inspector general at the Office of Personnel Management.
The DOL recently issued two opinion letters clarifying whether a service member participating in the DoD’s Skill Bridge program is an employee, and whether employers that participate are considered federal contractors.
Government contractors received a treat for Halloween, as President Trump issued an Executive Order designed to ease the burden on successor contractors to federal service contracts and “to promote economy and efficiency in Federal Government procurement.
With the usual flurry of activity at the end of the legislative session, California enacted a slew of bills with labor and employment implications. Closing out his first year in office, Governor Newsom signed more than 40 such bills on varied topics.