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President Biden Signs the “Speak Out Act” – Prohibiting Employers from Enforcing Pre-dispute Nondisclosure and Nondisparagement Agreements for Claims Involving Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment

From JDSupra, Jacob Thaler discusses the enactment of the Speak Out Act that prohibits the enforcement of…

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US Department of Labor, IRS renew agreement to continue, improve joint effort to combat employee misclassification

The United States Department of Labor announced that it has renewed a memorandum of understanding witht the…

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Attorney General Bonta Joins National Coalition Pushing for Stronger Federal Protections Against Worker Misclassification

A coalition of 17 attorneys general provided comments in support of the Departmet of Labor’s proposed rule…

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CWI Challenges DOL Independent Contractors Rulemaking

The Coalition for Workfoce Innovation submitted comments in opposition to the proposed rule related to the classification…

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52,644: The Number Of Comments Submitted To Labor Department On Proposed Rule Governing Independent Contractor Classification 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein reports that the U.S. Department of Labor received 54,644 comments in response to…

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Coalition Comments on Employee or Independent Contractor Classification

A coalition of businesses and associations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, provided the following comments in…

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U.S. Chamber Comments to DOL on Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Employee or Independent Contractor Classification

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce submitted the following comments on the Department of Labor’s proposed independent contractor…

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Keys to a Successful Compliance Risk Assessment

A significant part of running a business is ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations and policies….

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New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act Proposal 

From JDSupra, Jane Sovern and Paige Carey discuss a proposed change to New York’s sick time act…

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First Circuit Delivers Win To Companies Hungry To Enforce Mutual Arbitration Agreements With Couriers Who Rarely Cross State Lines

From JDSupra, Nicolas Lussier and Andrew Scroggins discuss a recent case in which the court said Postmate…

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US Department of Labor recovers $503K in back wages, damages for 227 Panama City Beach hotel workers misclassified as independent contractors 

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered wages for hotel workers misclassified as independent…

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Deadline to Submit Comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is December 13, 2022

From JDSupra, Mianda Bashala offers a reminder that comments on the Department of Labor’s proposed rule for…