Continuing to gather momentum, as of October 2022, CROWN Act legislation has been passed in 18 states since its inception in 2019.
Across the country, voters will have the chance to weigh in on many statewide ballot measures that will set state minimum wages and other employment laws.
Time is up for federal contractors to object to the Center for Investigative Reporting’s (CIR) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking the disclosure of their diversity reports.
As most employers know, independent contractors are not subject to certain minimum wage, overtime, or recordkeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The IRS and the Social Security Administration announced the cost-of-living adjustments to the applicable dollar limits on various employer-sponsored retirement and welfare plans and the Social Security wage base for 2023.
On Oct. 11, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule that would change the definition of “independent contractor” for companies, a modification that could impact worker classification across various industries.
In this episode, OSHA Practice Chair Mike Taylor and Shareholder Adam Roseman talk to Samuel Peña, Houston Fire Department chief. Samuel discusses the structure of fire departments, nuances in emergency response, and what can be done to develop more thorough emergency plans for private organizations.
On October 18, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced cost-of-living adjustments to the applicable dollar limits for certain account-based health and welfare plans (see Rev. Proc. 2022-38).
When will AB 2188 go into effect? AB 2188 was signed by Governor Newsom on Sept. 18, 2022, but will not become operative until Jan. 1, 2024.
While perhaps overlooked in favor of other high-profile rulings (we’re looking at you, Viking River Cruises), the California Supreme Court’s decision in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc., No. S258966 (Cal. May. 23, 2022) may turn out to be one of the most significant cases of the year for California employers.
The regulations implementing the CCPA require that a business verify the identity of a consumer that submits a specific-information access request to a “reasonably high degree of certainty.”
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in November 2022 released a targeted exam letter pertaining to communications for crypto products and services.
It has been a long and heated debate as to whether NFTs and certain cryptocurrencies can be deemed as securities under applicable laws and precedents.
In a prior post, we wrote about the importance of reviewing the terms governing the sale of an NFT to determine what rights, if any, are included in the sale in order to commercially exploit the asset associated with the NFT, and the confusion that emerges in interpreting such terms through the lens of copyright law.
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