The Colorado General Assembly has passed legislation to strengthen the state’s pay equity requirements, prohibit employers from seeking salary history from job applicants, and require employers to post internal job openings and list salary ranges.
Customs and Border Protection has changed policies that had allowed Canadian citizens to apply for extension of L-1 intracompany transfer visas at ports of entry along the U.S.-Canadian border or pre-clearance locations at Canadian airports.
Paid sick leave laws have proliferated across the U.S. This paper highlights major compliance challenges created for employers and discusses possible fixes for reducing discrepancies and enhancing administrative ease, without sacrificing employee access.
The United States Department of Labor has provided good news for gig economy employers, telling one unidentified “virtual marketplace” employer that its service providers are properly classified as independent contractors.
We’ll spare you the taxing introduction and jump straight to itemizing developments concerning the minimum wage, tips, and overtime. Highlights include new opinion letters from the U.S. Department of Labor and a variety of state and local measures.