Sacramento, CA — The California Labor and Workforce Development Agency has launched a website intended to help employers and workers navigate the state’s recently enacted employment status law, A.B. 5.
Washington — NIOSH has launched an open competition for artificial intelligence programmers as part of a search for ways to automate data processing in occupational safety and health surveillance systems.
Sacramento, CA — More than a million workers in California who are classified as independent contractors will have their employment status restored under legislation signed into law Sept. 18 by Gov. Gavin Newsom (D).
Washington — Nearly three dozen House Democrats say they are “deeply concerned” that OSHA’s rollback of its electronic recordkeeping rule “endangers worker protections and undermines hard-fought gains,” and are urging Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta to rescind the rule.
Washington — Attorneys general of six states have filed a lawsuit seeking to halt OSHA’s rollback of its electronic recordkeeping requirements for submitting worker injury and illness data, claiming the agency did not provide a “reasoned explanation” for the change.