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New Jersey Law Prohibits Worker Missclassification

New Jersey adds new section to its Labor Law Poster: Prohibiting Worker Misclassification (June 2020) The new notice defines worker misclassification, as well as the designations of ‘Employee’ and ‘Contractor’ under New Jersey Law. People who work and are paid are assumed to be employees unless the employer can establish all three parts of the […]

2020 Minimum Wage Increase for Federal Contractors

Minimum Wage

The minimum wage for federal contractors is adjusted annually every January 1, based on inflation, under Executive Order 13658. New Minimum Wage Rates for 2020 Beginning January 1, 2020, federal contractors are required to pay workers performing work on, or in connection with, covered contracts a minimum wage of at least $10.80 per hour. Tipped […]

Attention California: Independent Contractors May Become Employees in 2020

Independent Contractors 2020

California businesses that rely on independent contractors for their workforce face significant compliance changes and challenges after the passage of California Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”), which codified the California Supreme Court’s Dynamex decision and is set to take effect on January 1, 2020. Essentially, AB 5 makes it more difficult for companies to label workers as independent […]

Understanding California’s AB 5 Bill

AB 5 Bill, California

Businesses must make many careful and considered decisions in the wake of California Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”), the complex and expansive new law that could drastically disrupt the business landscape in California and throw into doubt the status of millions of its workers, particularly those in the “gig economy.” The new law requires a […]

Annual Minimum Wage Increase for Federal Contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division has released the new federal contractor minimum wage notice, which has a revision date of 1/19. Under Executive Order 13658, the minimum wage for federal contractors will be adjusted annually every January 1 based on inflation. What Employers and Employees Need to Know Minimum Wage Rates […]

New Law for North Carolina—Poster Coming Soon

North Carolina’s Department of Labor (DOL) just updated its Wage and Hour poster, which has a revision date of 11/17. The poster includes a new section, Employee Classification, and an update to the Right-to-Work information. The DOL has also added icons to reflect that people can follow the department on social media. Changes to Wage and Hour […]