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#WorkforceWednesday: Component 2 Pay Data Shutdown, CDC Coronavirus Guidance, and California Employers Fight Back

We invite you to watch the week’s top workforce management and employment law news, and read about the most significant developments impacting employers.

EEOC Closes Down Component 2 Data Collection

After a long, drawn-out saga, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has granted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s request to end the collection of 2017 and 2018 Component 2 pay data. 

CDC Issues 2019 Novel Coronavirus Guidance for Employers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new guidance that provides clarity on how employers should respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

California Employers Push Back Against Pro-Employee Legislation

Two controversial new labor laws in California are facing major challenges: Assembly Bill 5, which restricts worker classification, and Assembly Bill 51, which prohibits arbitration agreements.

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Other Highlights

A Quick Wage-Hour Tip

Which deductions from an exempt employee’s pay are permissible? Find the answer here.

Federal Legislation to Watch

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Comprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020, which would restrict the use of credit information for most employment decisions. Click for more.

California Employment Law Update

The California Supreme Court just ruled that the time employees spend waiting for exit searches is compensable under California law. Read more.

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George Carroll Whipple III, Epstein Becker Green, Workforce Management Lawyer, Hiring Matters Attorney
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GEORGE CARROLL WHIPPLE, III, is a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor, and Workforce Management practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. He hosts the firm's innovative weekly video program, Employment Law This Week.

Mr. Whipple:

  • Counsels employers on workplace issues, including hiring and promotion, firing and discipline, wage and hour, and the implementation of employment policies, to ensure compliance with federal and state laws

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