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Nov
20
2018
Insight

Oakland, California Passes Ballot Measure Targeting Hotel Employers and Creating New Enforcement Mechanisms for Employment-Related Ordinances

Voters in Oakland, California recently approved a ballot measure imposing new minimum wages and employment standards for some hotel workers and authorizing the City to administratively enforce its employment standards through investigations and penalties.

Nov
19
2018
Insight

Minimum Wage, Tipped and Exempt Employee Pay in 2019: A Rates-Only Update

Minimum wage laws can impact businesses of all sizes, whether operating nationwide, in multiple jurisdictions, or only in one state, county, or city.

Nov
14
2018
ASAP

NYC Council Proposes Additional Harassment Training Requirement for "Nightlife Establishments" and Their Employees

The New York City Council recently introduced anti-harassment legislation targeting the City’s nightlife establishments and the issue of patron harassment.

Nov
13
2018
Insight

Employers are Preparing Now to Tackle 2019's Newest Labor and Employment Laws

As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond.

Nov
9
2018
ASAP

DOL Reissues 2009 Opinion Letter and Loosens Rules to Apply a Tip Credit to Employees Who Perform Side Work

On November 8, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reissued and adopted a nearly decade-old opinion letter to clarify how employers must pay tipped employees who perform dual jobs.

Oct
24
2018
ASAP

Managing Seasonal Employee Paid Sick and Safe Time

Many businesses will temporarily increase staffing levels for the upcoming holiday season, and employers may wonder if seasonal employees are entitled to paid sick leave.

Oct
3
2018
WPI Report

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage & Overtime Developments (September Edition)

The past month was full of minimum wage, tip, and overtime activity: amendments; annual rate adjustments; ballot measure battles; legal challenges; and new bills. It was a September to remember.

Oct
2
2018
ASAP

California Enacts Two Laws Aimed At Combating Human Trafficking

Two new California laws seek to combat human trafficking through required training and mandatory notice postings.

Oct
1
2018
Insight

California’s Newest Laws: It’s Shocktober for Employers!

Governor Brown has signed into law a jaw-dropping number of bills that pertain to labor and employment issues, including expanded liability and training obligations surrounding sexual harassment.

Aug
8
2018
ASAP

Refusing to Serve the Alt-Right: Recommendations for DC Area Businesses Hoping to Exclude Hate Group Members from Entry

With the growth of the Alt-Right and other hate groups, business owners face increased challenges to uphold values of diversity, ensure employee and customer safety, and protect their brand from association with customers’ possible bigotry.

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