The battle over how to label workers in the gig economy continues in California, with voters approving a new measure exempting ride-sharing companies from a state law declaring drivers to be employees.
With the clock ticking, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law on September 30 several employment-related bills enacted by the California legislature. Below, we highlight some of the new laws employers should begin preparing for.
The one-time use of a racial epithet by a coworker was not enough to sustain a hostile work environment suit brought by a former employee of a district attorney’s office, a California appellate court has ruled.
A new California law has created additional requirements for employers that have workers under the age of 18.
On Monday, August 3, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom released the Employer Playbook for a Safe Reopening to help employers “plan and prepare for reopening” businesses.
On April 12, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.16, requiring employees of essential businesses who come into close contact with customers and/or the public to wear face coverings.
Congress, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), states and private payers have all acted over the past 10 days to dramatically expand access to telehealth services.
On January 14, a new version of the proposed Washington Privacy Act, Senate Bill 6281, was introduced in the state Senate.
In a closely watched case that many hoped would bring some clarity—and sanity—to the subject of website accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court has instead chosen to punt.