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September 22, 2020

DOL Releases Proposed Regulation on Independent Contracting

On September 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a long-anticipated proposed rule addressing when a worker is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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September 18, 2020

Philadelphia Pandemic Laws Require Additional Paid Leave for Employees and Gig Workers, Other Pay and Benefits for Healthcare Workers

On September 17, 2020, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mayor Jim Kenney signed File Number 200303, an amendment to the city's generally applicable paid sick and safe time law, the Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces Ordinance (PHFWO).

WPI Report
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September 1, 2020

Independent Contractor Issues in California: Summer 2020 Update

As the world focused its attention on the COVID-19 pandemic, other legal issues took a back seat. In California, however, the topic of whether a worker should be classified as an independent contractor or an employee has come to the fore.

Podcast
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September 1, 2020

The “New” AB 5

In this podcast, members of Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute bring listeners up to date with what’s new with AB 5.

ASAP
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August 26, 2020

AB 5 Update: AB 2257 Would Amend California Independent Contractor Law

AB 5, California’s sweeping and landmark independent contractor law, became effective on January 1, 2020. AB 2257 seeks to amend it.

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.

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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.

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