The COVID-19 pandemic set off enormous disruptions across workforces worldwide. The instant worldwide transformation to ubiquitous work-from-home inevitably sparked novel logistical problems and sticky legal challenges.
On February 1, 2021, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing posted guidance to facilitate the submission of the newly required pay data report by March 31, 2021 and annually thereafter.
The Equal Pay and Living Wage Act, currently before the Alaska Legislature as Alaska Senate Bill 16, seeks several significant changes to Alaska’s minimum wage, pay equity and employment discrimination law.
The DOL recently issued a letter responding to a food manufacturer’s request for an opinion on whether certain distributors of the manufacturer’s perishable products are employees or independent contractors under the FLSA.