PRO Unlimited U.S. and Global Regulatory Newsletters – May 2020

PRO’s quarterly U.S. and Global Regulatory Newsletters (May 2020) are now available! With key insights from our Legal, HR, Contractor Compliance Services, Immigration, and Client Payroll Operations teams, these newsletters highlight the latest events in U.S. and global labor markets. These newsletters help support our efforts to sustain continued knowledge transfer and open dialogue regarding effective contingent workforce management.

Regulatory topics impacting the U.S. include:

  • - Congress’ Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act extends unprecedented unemployment benefits to gig workers and independent contractors
  • - A California Court worker misclassification ruling reinforced companies’ need to be diligent in complying with the ABC Test
  • - COVID-19’s impact, including:
    • - The use of employee privacy, including medical information, workplace safety and how companies should carefully comply in the coming months
    • - Management of non-exempt employees working from home to avoid unpaid wages and other claims
    • - Strategies for cutting labor costs while remaining compliant with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage laws
    • - Employers’ obligation to provide leave to reserve military members responding to COVID-19
    • - New flexibility on I-9 verification requirements for employees working remotely
    • - Adjusting for delays in pre-employment background checks and drug screening
    • - USCIS updates and H-1B cap case processing delays
    • - Paid leave federal and state adjustments

Regulatory topics impacting the U.S. include:

  • - Defining “regular and systematic” work patterns for casual workers asserting unfair dismissal claims in Australia
  • - Brazil’s new data protection legislation
  • - New rules regarding the outsourcing of services have been introduced in Italy
  • - A new government notification portal that requires self-employed persons and employers to report activities in The Netherlands
  • - Changes to Employment Pass Requirements in Singapore
  • - Brexit analysis and commentary
  • - Coronavirus pandemic analysis and commentary

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