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SB 1334 Amends California Labor Code to Extend Meal and Rest Period Requirements to Public Employees Providing or Supporting Direct Patient Care in General Acute Care Hospitals, Clinics, or Public Health Settings
LCW Special Bulletin

Effective January 1, 2023, California law will require public employers to provide meal and rest periods to employees who provide or support direct patient care in a general acute care hospital, clinic, or public health setting.  Public employers should consult with legal counsel for advice on...

DOL Proposes Regulations Modifying Test for Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor and Standards Act that More Closely Aligns with the Ninth Circuit and California Law
LCW Special Bulletin

While unlikely to affect the current ABC test governing Independent Contractor status under the California Labor Code, we can expect legal challenges from Gig Economy employers.
On October 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published a proposed rule to rescind and revise the regulations...


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