Monthly Archives: March 2024

March 11, 2024 Final Rule: Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Under the FLSA:

On January 9, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor released the details of a long-awaited “final rule” addressing when employers can classify workers as independent contractors under federal labor law. Our overall assessment of the FLSA “final rule” (effective March 11, 2024) (the “2024 Rule”) is that it will not materially impact independent contractor misclassification […]

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The Ups and Downs of Using AI

Everywhere you turn these days Artificial Intelligence, or AI as it is generally referred to, is in the news.  Whether it is an article talking about how AI will soon take over the world, or how it will free many of us from routine tasks we don’t want to do, it’s hard to escape the […]

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California Employer Alert:

Effective July 1, 2024, Senate Bill 553 (signed by Governor Newsom on September 30, 2023 and codified at California Labor Code Section 6401.9), California employers (with very few exceptions) must (1) establish, implement, and maintain an effective written workplace violence prevention policy / plan that includes specified information, training, and recordkeeping requirements and (2) provide […]

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