It's hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law as the last few months have seen an unprecedented number of them.
Stay on top of the latest developments with March's 15 biggest issues.
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The U.S. Fourth District Court of Appeals recently made changes to the joint employer standard under the Fair Labor Standards Act that makes it difficult for a contractor to avoid being considered a joint employer with its subcontractors.
Take a look at what this means for businesses.
The California Department of Insurance (CDI) notified the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Board (WCIRB) of its concerns that some insurers may be in violation of Assembly Bill 2883. This law defines who can be excluded from the definition of an employee.
See why the CDI has concerns for exemption violations.
Injured workers and their families increasingly are turning away from the "Grand Bargain" of the U.S. workers compensation system and heading to court, particularly targeting employer actions deemed willful violations of workplace safety rules.
Read more on these legal challenges.
Risk & Insurance
New York City Council passed a bill that would amend the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) to prohibit all NYC employers from requesting a job applicant's salary history.
Find out more on this NYC bill.
The shift from legacy to cloud-based systems is unlocking new benefits and new possibilities for employers and other claims payers.
Read more on the benefits of the newer technology.
Claims leaders rank psychosocial issues as the number one barrier to successful claim outcomes, according to Rising Medical Solutions' 2016 Workers' Compensation Benchmarking Study survey.
Read further about this survey and its findings.