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ASAP
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July 7, 2020

Labor and Employment Rulemaking Prominent in Spring 2020 Regulatory Agenda

The federal government recently released its unified federal regulatory agenda–the document that outlines regulatory and deregulatory actions agencies expect to take in coming months. Issues involving labor and employment featured prominently on the list.

WPI Report
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June 9, 2020

July is the New January – Employment and Labor Laws are Skipping Summer Vacation

Each year, Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute provides its “July is the New January” report on labor and employment laws that become effective in the middle of the year.

Insight
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June 8, 2020

Seattle Passes Ordinance Providing COVID-19 Paid Sick and Safe Time for Gig Workers

On June 1, 2020, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance temporarily requiring certain companies that rely on “gig economy” workers to provide paid sick and safe time to those workers for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency.

Podcast
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June 3, 2020

COVID and Contractors – New Leave Laws Impact Worker Classification

A discussion of new paid sick leave laws and long-term impacts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Insight
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June 3, 2020

Temporary Worker FFCRA Leave Rights and Joint Employer Challenges

The tsunami of new employment laws and regulations in the last two months has challenged employers and human resources professionals, created a host of new employee rights, and caused many bouts of compliance head-scratching.

ASAP
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June 2, 2020

New Jersey Issues a New Posting Concerning Worker Misclassification

Earlier this year, Governor Murphy signed a package of legislation aimed at tightening worker misclassification enforcement in New Jersey. One of these new measures, Assembly Bill 5843, established a new posting requirement for employers.

ASAP
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May 15, 2020

Chicago Rules and Ordinances Address COVID-19 Retaliation, Fair Scheduling Ordinance, and Disclosure Requirements for Third-Party Delivery Services

In the past two weeks, the city of Chicago has undertaken several actions related to the COVID-19 pandemic’s continued effects on the city.

ASAP
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May 4, 2020

Amendments to NYC Law Would Codify the ABC Test

Wrapped up in the pending NYC Essential Workers Bill of Rights is legislation that would expand the city’s Earned Sick and Safe Time Act to cover many workers currently classified as independent contractors.

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April 24, 2020

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Narrows Independent Contractor Test Under State’s Unemployment Law

On April 22, 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a decision affecting the classification of independent contractors for purposes of the state Unemployment Compensation Law (UCL).

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