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Treasury Department Proposes Non-Loan Status for Earned Wage Access

USA - May 16 2022 In March, U.S. Department of Treasury issued its annual General Explanations of the Administration’s Revenue Proposals, commonly known as the “Green…

Good Faith Dispute Over Employment Relationship Allows Walmart to Escape Waiting Time Penalties

USA - May 2 2022 In a recent opinion in Hill v. Walmart Inc., the Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of Walmart on Hill’s claim for waiting time…

New York City Council Approves Amendments to Salary Transparency Law; New Date for Compliance Now November 1, Among Other Changes

USA - April 29 2022 On April 28, 2022, the New York City Council (the “Council”) passed Int. 134, an amendment to New York City’s Salary Transparency Law (the “Salary…

Cal/OSHA Adopts Fourth Iteration of COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards

USA - April 25 2022 On April 21, 2022, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal/OSHA”) Standards Board adopted the fourth iteration of its…

NLRB General Counsel Seeks to Reinstate Radical Standard for Union Recognition and Restrict Employer Free Speech During Corporate Organizing Campaigns

USA - April 18 2022 In contravention of decades-old precedent, employers may be required to recognize unions without a secret ballot election, thereby denying employers…

New York City Issues First Round of Guidance Regarding Salary Transparency Law

USA - April 11 2022 On March 22, 2022, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “Commission”) issued its first round of guidance regarding the salary…

Further Updates to Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Likely Coming Soon

USA - April 11 2022 At its upcoming April 21, 2022 meeting, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal/OSHA”) Standards Board will decide whether to…

NLRB General Counsel Will Ask the Board to Find That Captive Audience Meetings Violate the NLRA

USA - April 8 2022 Under well-settled, decades-old precedent, employers have historically been free to hold mandatory “captive audience” meetings to educate employees…

Split of Authority Emerges Regarding Whether Employers Can Dismiss PAGA Lawsuits on Manageability Grounds

USA - April 7 2022 On March 23, 2022, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District in Estrada v. Royalty Carpet Mills, Inc., ruled that courts do not have…

Turning Back the Clock: DOL Proposes Previous Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wage Definition

USA - April 6 2022 On March 11, 2022, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed reverting the definition of “prevailing wage” under the Davis-Bacon Act to a definition…