Just prior to the New Year, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office released updated Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”), which clarified the California Equal Pay Act’s pay scale disclosure requirements that were effective January 1, 2023. While the Equal Pay Act has been amended almost annually since its most significant revisions in 2016, these particular FAQs supplied further information on Senate Bill No. 1162 (“SB 1162”). SB 1162 requires certain California employers to disclose pay scale information and provide more robust pay data reporting.
Archives for January 11, 2023
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a new rule that, if made final, would (at least on its face) effectively prohibit non-compete agreements other than in very limited circumstances.
How leaders can apply the science of emotional regulation to help their teams stay on track.
Virtual hiring and remote work have made it easier to swindle job seekers
In the new austerity era, white-collar workers will bear the brunt of layoffs.
Companies that track employees’ productivity run up against their inventive workarounds
Companies often prevent employees from joining rivals. The Biden Administration wants that to end.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Biden administration to weigh in on whether a paid suspension or a transfer can form the basis of a claim under the federal law banning workplace discrimination.
Union-only legal carve-outs harm businesses and workers alike
Tesla Inc has suffered another setback in its bid to challenge the powers of California’s Civil Rights Department, which is suing the electric carmaker over alleged race discrimination at its flagship assembly plant.
Almost three years after signing into law legislation significantly amending the state’s mini-WARN Act (officially known as the “Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act”) (NJ WARN), Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 4768 on January 10, 2023, permitting the far-reaching amendments to take effect.
On January 10, 2023, Governor Philip D. Murphy signed into law S3162 / A4768, which makes the 2020 amendments to NJ WARN effective 90 days from his signature, irrespective of whether a State of Emergency still exists.
As previously reported, under these amendments: