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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Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor published its long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the “white collar” overtime exemptions. If adopted, these new regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act will, among other things, raise the salary threshold to qualify as overtime exempt from $23,660 to $35,308. And while the period for…

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