On Aug. 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published proposed regulations (Proposed Rules) addressing the prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements imposed by the Inflation Reduction Act

Continue Reading Proposed Treasury Rules on Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship for Clean Energy Credits Incentivize Use of Project Labor Agreements

On Sept. 5, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 257, the controversial Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, also known as the “FAST Act” (the Act).
Continue Reading FAST Act Becomes Law in California, but Voter Referendum Filed in Response

Will it soon be time for California employers to collect and report more pay data? If Senate Bill 1162 (SB 1162) passes, the answer is “yes.” Introduced in
Continue Reading California Bill Would Increase Strict Pay Data Reporting and Pay Transparency Requirements for Businesses Across State

On April 4, 2022, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) held, in Reuter v. City of Methuen, that the Massachusetts Wage Act, G.L. c. 149, § 148, requires courts
Continue Reading Massachusetts Employers Strictly Liable for Late Payments Under Wage Act