The Protect App-Based Drivers and Services Act allows gig economy companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash to classify their drivers as independent contractors under certain conditions.
The one-hour premium owed to employees for missed meal, rest or recovery breaks must include not just their hourly wages, but also any other nondiscretionary payments, the Supreme Court of California ruled in Ferra v. Loews Hollywood Hotel.
A California regulation requiring agricultural employers to grant unions limited access onto their property to organize farm laborers violates the Constitution, the Supreme Court ruled.
California's Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) has withdrawn pending revisions to Cal/OSHA's emergency temporary standards for COVID-19 and plans to reconsider in light of updated guidance from the CDC.
Employers in Santa Clara County, California, face a June 1 deadline to find out the COVID-19 vaccination status of all personnel who work for them.
Millions of California employees have regained the right to take supplemental paid sick leave under a COVID-related law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
More than a dozen West Coast localities have enacted ordinances to compensate frontline workers for the risks they face by working during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Employers may not round employees' time punches when they clock in and out of meal breaks, the Supreme Court of California ruled in Donohue v. AMN Services.
The Supreme Court of California held that employers reasonably could have foreseen it would have established a worker-friendly "ABC test" for classifying workers.
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.
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