While COVID-19-related stay-at-home restrictions have been easing, new state and local requirements make clear that what businesses are “returning to” will look very different from what they left. Employers in every industry must consider when, whether and how to make that return safely. Join leaders of Littler’s Return to Work Task Force Devjani Mishra and…

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(July 7, 2020) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, and ComplianceHR, a joint venture of Littler and Neota Logic, are pleased to announce the launch of ComplianceHR SmartScreen™. ComplianceHR SmartScreen is an automated, web-based screening solution designed to help companies safely return employees to the workplace. Powered by the…

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Are exempt employees still exempt after reductions in salary or changes in job duties? Were non-exempt employees paid for all work performed while working remotely or on furlough, such as checking emails? Did you pay the proper overtime rate on any hazard pay or similar incentives paid to non-exempt employees for working? Do you need…

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We kick off 2020 with the DOL’s New Overtime Rule in effect as of January 1, 2020. As DOL enforcement reaches an all-time high, employees (and their lawyers) will be scrutinizing vulnerable positions for potential FLSA (and state law) violations more than ever. Former DOL WHD Administrator and ComplianceHR VP Tammy McCutchen together with ComplianceHR…

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We kick off 2020 with the DOL’s New Overtime Rule in effect as of January 1, 2020. As DOL enforcement reaches an all-time high, employees (and their lawyers) will be scrutinizing vulnerable positions for potential FLSA (and state law) violations more than ever. Former DOL WHD Administrator and ComplianceHR VP Tammy McCutchen together with ComplianceHR…

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California’s much anticipated Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5) has been signed into law, codifying the “ABC Test” for determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. Taking effect on January 1, 2020, the new test reclassifies, as employees, hundreds of thousands of Californians who currently operate as independent contractors. The impact on…

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