Lawsuit Over MEWA’s Fake Coverage

A Fresno area restaurant is suing the illegal American Labor Alliance and its founder Marcus Asay for selling bogus workers’ comp coverage. The trial is scheduled for the fall and … Read More »

DIR Workers’ Comp or AB 5 Enforcement

The Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DSLE) says it is not pursuing employers with workers’ comp coverage that is nonexistent or inadequate to meet their obligation … Read More »

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More Money For DIR In Proposed Budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed $18 billion budget for the 2020/2021 fiscal year includes millions more for the state’s Department of Industrial Relations. The administration is expecting many more investigations of … Read More »

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Wage Theft Cited, But Payroll Not Reported

The California Labor Commissioner says a Southern California construction company owes nearly 1,100 workers roughly $12 million in unpaid wages, interest, and penalties. The allegations include almost $3.5 million in … Read More »

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Drayage Bill Creates New Legal Jeopardy

California companies that rely on imported products could soon find themselves legislatively made enforcers for the trucking unions. SB 1402 by Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Los Angeles) calls for the Division … Read More »

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