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

Employment Law This Week® - Episode 151

#WorkforceWednesday

It's #WorkforceWednesday, featuring Employment Law This Week®, blog posts, client alerts, and other helpful resources from Epstein Becker Green’s Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice. Get the information you need weekly by reviewing a convenient, one-stop resource in a matter of minutes.

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. For additional information on pay equity audits, click here.

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. For additional information on best practices for balancing employee interests, click here.

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.


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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