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December 14, 2021

EU Proposes New Legislation to Protect “Digital Labor Platform” Workers from Status Misclassification

The European Commission on December 9, 2021, published proposed legislation that, if passed, would mark a fundamental change in the way digital labor platforms operating in the EU approach their employment law compliance.

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December 3, 2021

Ontario, Canada: Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 Receives Royal Assent

On November 30, 2021, Ontario announced that it had passed Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 (Act). The Act received Royal Assent on December 2, 2021, and came into force on that day.

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November 11, 2021

What’s New in 2022? Laws and Regulations Taking Effect in the New Year

2021 saw state and local legislatures shifting their focus away from COVID-19 measures back to traditional employment law matters.

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October 26, 2021

Ontario, Canada Introduces Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021

A proposed bill would amend Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 and other statutes in the province to improve protection and support of workers and provide Ontario with a competitive advantage in attracting innovative global talent.

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October 11, 2021

Here We Go Again! California's Latest Crop of Employment Laws

California is at it again – adopting a host of new labor and employment laws that will further regulate and complicate business operations in the Golden State. This article briefly summarizes the new laws, most of which take effect on January 1, 2022.

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October 7, 2021

Producers of Creative Work Beware

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently held that the creator of The Friday the 13th screenplay could terminate his copyright grant to Horror Inc. (the producer of the movie franchise) and reclaim it.

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September 30, 2021

New York City Passes Sweeping Set of Bills Aimed at Delivery Drivers and Hotel Workers

The New York City Council, on September 23, 2021, approved a set of bills that could significantly affect the working conditions of hotel workers and delivery drivers.

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September 7, 2021

Another Privacy Headache for California: Court of Appeal Ruling Will Slow Down Criminal Background Checks Throughout California

Companies that hire employees and engage independent contractors in California should brace for a significant slowdown in background checks that include criminal record searches in California state courts.

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August 13, 2021

Ninth Circuit Holds TCPA Prohibits Pre-Recorded Recruiting Calls to Cell Phones Without Prior Express Consent

Staffing companies and employers using all tools at their disposal to recruit workers may face increased risk following the Ninth Circuit’s recent opinion in Loyhayem v. Fraser Financial.

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July 12, 2021

Tightening the Vise: N.J. Further Expands Power to Thwart Employee Misclassification

N.J. Governor Murphy signed a package of bills expanding the power of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to enforce state wage, benefit and tax laws, and enhancing penalties for employers that misclassify workers as independent contractors.

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