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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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June 28, 2021

New York Governor Signs Legislation Establishing Mandatory Staffing Committees for NY Hospitals

On June 22, 2021, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S.1168-A / A.108-B) requiring the establishment of clinical staffing committees in general hospitals.

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June 9, 2021

July is the New January: A Post-Pandemic Look at Emerging Labor and Employment Law Trends

The pandemic seems not to have slowed down state and local lawmakers. Indeed, over 100 new labor and employment laws and ordinances are scheduled to take effect between July 1, 2021 and November 1, 2021.

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June 4, 2021

President's FY 2022 Budget Proposal Boosts Labor and Employment Funding

President Biden released his $6 trillion budget proposal for the 2022 fiscal year. While final spending decisions are decided by Congress, the president’s budget submission typically provides a general idea of where the administration's priorities lie.

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May 14, 2021

DOL Withdraws Independent Contractor Regulations, Meaning More Uncertainty for Employers

The DOL formally withdrew final regulations which set forth, for the first time by way of an APA rulemaking, the analysis the DOL would use to determine whether a worker was an employee or independent contractor under the FLSA.

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May 7, 2021

New Criminal Prosecutions Under Pennsylvania Wage Laws Pose a Major Threat to Contractors

The federal FLSA and some state wage laws contain provisions that impose criminal penalties on violators. These provisions, once rarely used, are taking on new life as government officials have begun leveraging them in recent criminal-enforcement actions.

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May 4, 2021

Littler Lightbulb: Wage and Hour Developments During the First 100 Days of the Biden Administration

Last week, President Biden marked his 100th day in office. This Lightbulb illuminates some of the more important developments affecting wage and hour law taken during the first 100 days of the Biden administration.

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April 26, 2021

Philadelphia Expands Protections for Security, Janitorial, Maintenance, Food and Beverage, Hotel, and Health Care Employees Whose Jobs are Outsourced

A recent amendment to the Philadelphia Protection of Displaced Contract Workers Ordinance significantly expands its scope to impose obligations on a business that decides to outsource work to a service contractor.

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