The Institute Welcomes Karen Maoki As Interim Executive Director
On September 1, NELA and The Institute welcomed Karen Maoki as our Interim Executive Director. Although new to the role, Karen has a long history with NELA and The Institute. Karen joined the staff of NELA nineteen years ago, and prior to this promotion, served as Director of Operations for both NELA and The Institute. We are very excited to have such a dedicated member of the NELA family leading us through this important transition.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a
worker misclassification bill into law which, among other things, provides that Californians will be considered to be employees of a business unless the employer can show the work performed meets a detailed set of criteria.
In Jaswinder Singh v. Uber Technologies Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, on September 12, vacated an order to compel a driver for Uber to resolve his employment dispute in arbitration, finding that an arbitration exemption applies to drivers transporting passengers, not just goods.
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