California truckers won’t be able to revive on appeal the argument that they should be exempt from a state law making it harder for them to be classified as independent contractors, a divided Ninth Circuit panel said on Monday.
The U.S. Labor Department proposed reinstating a longstanding policy, revoked late in the Trump administration, that would require restaurants to pay tipped workers a higher minimum wage when they’re performing work that doesn’t directly generate gratuities.
Hawaii eliminated the subminimum wage that previously could be paid to individuals with disabilities under a bill (S.B. 793) that Gov. David Ige (D) signed into law on June 16 and is effective immediately.