The Supreme Court of California held that employers reasonably could have foreseen it would have established a worker-friendly "ABC test" for classifying workers.
Beginning July 29, 2021, New York City employers will face additional limits on the use of criminal background information during the hiring process when amendments to the city's ban the box ordinance take effect.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has confirmed that the 2020 requirement of 80-hour COVID-related leave continues into 2021 for covered employers.
An emergency regulation from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) requires most employers to comply with several new workplace safety requirements.
Three poultry companies that operate chicken-processing plants in Mississippi paid their employees below the minimum wage and incorrectly calculated their overtime pay, the US Department of Labor (DOL) has announced.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued new regulations clarifying employers' obligations under a variety of labor and employment laws.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an amendment to his state's mini-WARN law requiring covered employers to provide advance notice to additional government entities.
Colorado voters passed the Paid Medical and Family Leave (PMFL) ballot initiative on November 3 to establish a state paid medical and family leave program.
Voters in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota have decisively backed ballot initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana. In addition, Mississippi voted to legalize medical marijuana.
A ballot initiative approved on Election Day will amend the state constitution to raise the state's minimum wage to $15.00 by 2026.
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