California Enacts New Independent Contractor Rules

Following a unanimous decision from the California Supreme Court, the State of California is set to enact Assembly Bill 5 in January. The law is designed to tackle the often-thorny issue of whether someone is an employee or an independent contractor. Although its language is Read More …

Federal Judge Halts Overtime Rule Changes

On May 18, 2016, I wrote the following blog entry on a series of changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s governing regulations that were scheduled to take place on December 1, 2016: http://andrewgjoneslaw.com/agjlaw/unpaid-wages/department-of-labor-announces-changes-to-overtime-rules. For now, and perhaps forever, those changes are in doubt. Less Read More …