california

Calif. Attys Hopeful About Little-Known Labor Chief Nominee

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s pick to head the state’s Labor and Workforce Development Agency has little name recognition among local employment attorneys, but both sides of the bar expressed optimism about the prospects for a productive relationship with the nominee…

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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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