Beginning in April, the Families First Coronavirus Act makes many more employees eligible for paid sick leave and paid time off to care for children.
Many employees who don’t go to work because of the coronavirus won’t get paid sick leave for the days they miss. Some may even lose their jobs. Here’s how the law does and does not protect workers in the event of a public health crisis.
In 2020, almost seven million employees will see their pay increase as a result of 2020 increases in state and local minimum wage rates.
A new and controversial California law, Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), may transform many contractors into employees at midnight on January 1, 2020.
A lot of Uber and Lyft drivers like the freedom of working on contract instead of as an employee, but it comes with significant downsides.