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URGENT CA: California bill signals ‘brand new ball game’ for gig economy businesses

With details still being hashed out and the governor still in negotiations with powerhouse companies, the California Legislature has passed a bill expected to make the gig economy workforce more expensive to maintain. The legislature passed Assembly Bill (AB) 5 late...

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URGENT CA: BREAKING NEWS! California Harassment Prevention Training Requirement – Extension of Training Deadline Announced!

California Governor Gavin Newsom just signed Senate Bill (SB) 778. Effective immediately, this bill extends the deadline for employers with five or more employees to provide the legally required harassment prevention training by one year—from January 1, 2020 until...

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URGENT TX: Dallas Ordinance Requires Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave to Employees

The City of Dallas recently passed an ordinance requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to workers. Starting August 1, 2019, employers with more than five employees who perform at least 80 hours of work in a year in Dallas should be prepared to comply with the...

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