Tag: contractor

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Posted in Hiring Termination

FTC Proposed Rule Broadly Prohibits Non-Compete Agreements

Back in July 2021, President Joe Biden issued his Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy, which, among other things, encouraged the Federal…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

Ninth Circuit Decides to Not Go Back to the Future, Depublishes Vasquez Decision

The Dynamex saga is back for a sequel. In a brief yet temporary win for employers, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals depublished its Vasquez…

contractor liable for subcontractor wage theft
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Posted in Compensation

A First from the Labor Commissioner: General Contractor Fined for Subcontractor’s Wage Theft

The Labor Commissioner fined a general contractor nearly $250,000 for wage-and-hour violations committed by its subcontractor, and a hearing officer recently upheld those fines. This…