What was the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) up to in fiscal year 2020?
Employers should keep a close eye on activities occurring in Washington, D.C., as the change in administration has already brought about a major shift in policy on employment-related issues.
What should employers do now that mandated leave under the federal Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) expired on December 31, 2020?
While the federal statute providing emergency paid leave during the COVID-19 pandemic remains up in the air, some clarity exists with respect to city and county analogues in the state of California.
The California Supreme Court’s landmark 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court—where the state’s highest court adopted a new standard that made it more difficult for businesses to classify their workers as independent contractors—applies ...
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.
Coming off a record fiscal year (FY) 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of the Whistleblower has already set a new record for FY 2021 with a $114 million award.
A California appellate panel recently held that an employee was not required to arbitrate the question of whether he was an “aggrieved employee” before he could pursue his Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) action against his employer.
Can an employer be liable for an obligation to provide a certain level of protection against COVID-19 for its workers?
On April 10, the District of Columbia enacted the COVID-19 Response Supplemental Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (the Act).