Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats Unveil $760 Billion Infrastructure Proposal, Includes $30 Billion Investment in Airport Infrastructure
The proposal itself is the work of Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce Committees. Those Committees will be responsible for drafting legislation related to the framework and plan to work together to identify ways to pay for the $760 billion package.Read More
Murphy Signs Several Bills Into Law Aimed at Combating Employee Misclassification
The bills signed into law Monday include legislation that will penalize employers in New Jersey who knowingly misclassify their workers, as well as a bill that requires employers to post notices in the workplace aimed at helping employees determine if they have been illegally misclassified.
U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule Updating Regulations Interpreting Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
The final rule is expected to be published in the Federal Register this Thursday, January 16 and will take effect 60 days thereafter.Read More
New York State of the State address: Gov. Andrew Cuomo calls some independent contractor labels “a fraud,” commits to exploring worker misclassification legislation in NY
Governor Cuomo devoted a portion of his annual State of the State speech to discussing independent contractors and the so-called “gig economy.”Read More