california

Prop 22 Sees Murky Future Amid Federal Classification Debate

State and federal courts are grappling with the application of California’s controversial gig-worker classification standard known as Proposition 22, potentially foreshadowing similar fights at the national level as policymakers debate how to determine when workers are employees and when they’re independent contractors…

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New Calif. Pay Data Law Could Come With Enforcement Uptick

¬†A new California law that takes effect next year requires employers to send state authorities pay data that’s broken down by employees’ sex, race and ethnicity, prompting some Golden State attorneys to predict an uptick in enforcement actions aimed at combating discrimination…

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Conservative Group Aims To Nix Calif. Board Diversity Law

A conservative activist group has filed suit in Los Angeles court, taking aim at a law signed this week by California Gov. Gavin Newsom that will require publicly held corporations headquartered in the state to include people from “underrepresented communities” on their boards…

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