September 9, 2020

Job Openings Rise in July, Hires Decrease
Covid-19 School Closures May Cost Economy Trillions
Judge Blocks Labor Department’s Narrowed Joint Employer Test
EEOC Updates Covid-19 Technical Assistance Publication
California’s AB 2257: Sweeping Changes to AB 5 Independent Contractor Law
Cal/OSHA Issues Citations to Multiple Employers for Covid-19 Violations
Parents Quit Work to Teach, Prompting New Recession Woes
The Service Economy Meltdown
Warehouse Workers Brace for a Frenzied Holiday Rush

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