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Does Hollywood Have an Overtime Problem?

For much of 2019, headlines across California news outlets trumpeted AB 5, the bill that its supporters hailed as righting the alleged wrongs of gig-economy workers suffering from a lack of unemplo…

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California labor officials and industry attorneys say convoluted rules and a lack of awareness could mean many salaried employees are misclassified as exempt from overtime, which is 'a very serious wage theft issue'

For much of 2019, headlines across California news outlets trumpeted AB 5, the bill that its supporters hailed as righting the alleged wrongs of gig-economy workers suffering from a lack of unemplo…

For much of 2019, headlines across California news outlets trumpeted AB 5, the bill that its supporters hailed as righting the alleged wrongs of gig-economy workers suffering from a lack of unemployment benefits and health insurance at the hands of companies like Uber because they’d been labeled independent contractors. Ultimately, most industries with any skin in the game — from ride-share firms to music studios to real estate brokers and newspapers — negotiated an exemption to the law, which changed the test used to determine if someone is an employee or independent contractor and reclassified scores of workers as the definition of “employee” became broader.

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Emmy Awards 2021: The Full Winners List

“The Crown,” “Ted Lasso” and “Mare of Easttown” took home a whopping 10 of the 12 acting awards during the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Cedric the Enter…

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How Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Feel About Getting Engaged Again as Their Relationship Gets SeriousA Hollywood insider called Bennifer “the loves of each other's lives.” Listen to my favorite song

Julie Bowen Sells Hollywood Hills Home Above Asking for $4.2 MillionJulie Bowen's sold her Hollywood Hills home just days after buying Meghan Trainor's former pad. that modernfamily money was pretty good! Who? IMPORTANT ‼️ to you to been scare to god ! And its real IMPORTANT to you to all know that god is great bad in he is baal ! He not ACCEPT begging ! Said to ypur child for to future !

8 Trans Celebrities Breaking Boundaries in HollywoodCheck out these 8 transgender celebrities breaking boundaries in Hollywood.

How Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Feel About Getting Engaged Again as Their Relationship Gets SeriousA Hollywood insider called Bennifer “the loves of each other's lives.” No one closes a deal faster than JLo. Congratulations to them both

How Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Feel About Getting Engaged Again as Their Relationship Gets SeriousA Hollywood insider called Bennifer “the loves of each other's lives.”

Clubbing and Covid passports: 'Protect vulnerable people' or 'against civil liberties'?Radio 1 Newsbeat chats to clubbers about having to have two jabs to go clubbing. 🤙😎🤙 😎🤙 Whatever happened to common sense ?