Colorado joins a small group of states with paid family and medical leave insurance programs. On Nov. 3, 2020, Colorado voters passed Proposition 118, the Paid Family and Medical Leave
Continue Reading Colorado Voters Approve Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program

By now, most California employers have heard of AB 5, which, along with the California Supreme Court decision, Dynamex Operations W. Inc. v. Superior Court, 4 Cal. 5th 903


Continue Reading Move Over AB 5, There’s a New Kid on the Block

New York state’s new paid sick leave law will mandate the payment of sick leave to employees in New York state beginning Jan. 1, 2021. As discussed below, the New


Continue Reading New York State and New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Laws

On Sept. 17, 2020, the governor of California signed into law new workplace notice requirements and enforcement procedures in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. These new requirements


Continue Reading California to Mandate Employer Notification of Possible COVID-19 Exposure to Employees

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has challenged Uber and Lyft in two new state-backed lawsuits that allege that the companies have engaged in “wage theft” by misclassifying their drivers as
Continue Reading Collision: Collateral Effects of California’s Lawsuits Against Lyft and Uber

Virginia’s General Assembly and governor worked together this year to enact a broad range of new employment laws that impact virtually every aspect of the employment relationship. These laws create
Continue Reading Reminder: Virginia’s New Employment Laws Take Effect July 1

In April, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission released a Joint Statement, warning they are “on alert”
Continue Reading DOJ and FTC Issue Joint Antitrust Statements for Businesses and Workers in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic