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Mandatory PTO Trend Continues With Bernalillo County, New Mexico Ordinance
On August 20, 2019, the Bernalillo County, New Mexico Commissioners enacted the "Employee Wellness Act," which, though originally styled as a paid sick leave law
United States
28 Aug 2019
Littler Lightbulb: Paid Leave Policies & Practices
With the number, type, and scope of paid leave laws constantly expanding, employers may struggle to adapt successfully and quickly to the changing legal landscape
United States
18 Jul 2019
California Extends Paid Family Leave Benefits From 6 To 8 Weeks
On June 27, 2019, Governor Gavin Newson (D) signed Senate Bill (SB) 83, which, beginning on July 1, 2020, will extend from six to eight weeks the maximum duration of paid family leave (PFL) benefits individuals may receive...
United States
4 Jul 2019
Maine Earned Leave Act: Maine Really Is The Vacation State
On May 28, 2019, Maine Governor Janet Mills (D) signed into law a groundbreaking new statute requiring Maine employers (even small businesses) to provide paid time off beginning January 1, 2021.
United States
24 Jun 2019
Westchester County, NY Enacts Standalone Paid "Safe" Time Ordinance
Westchester County, New York has enacted a new ordinance, the "Safe Time Leave Law," that, beginning October 30, 2019, will require all private employers to provide up to 40 hours of paid leave for victims of...
United States
22 May 2019
The Battle Over The Minneapolis Sick And Safe Time Ordinance Continues: Court Holds The Law Applies To Employers Outside City Limits
On April 29, 2019, the Minnesota Court of Appeals overturned a state district court ruling and found that the Minneapolis Sick and Safe Time Ordinance (SST Ordinance) applies to employers outside the City limits.
United States
22 May 2019
Westchester County, NY Publishes Paid Sick Leave Notice And FAQs, As New Law Takes Effect
The Westchester County Human Rights Commission, the agency responsible for conducting public outreach for the Westchester County Earned Sick Leave Law, published a copy of the Law, a Notice of Employee Rights, and FAQs...
United States
30 Apr 2019
New Mexico Increases Minimum Wage And Creates Uncertainty In Tip Pooling
Effective January 1, 2020, SB 437 also changes tip pool standards.
United States
16 Apr 2019
New Year's Resolution: Developing A Universal Paid Sick & Safe Time Policy
Developing a paid sick and safe time (PSST) policy that complies universally – or at the very least with two laws – has become increasingly challenging.
United States
7 Jan 2019
Michigan Governor Signs Amended Paid Sick Leave And Minimum Wage Laws
On December 14, 2018, Michigan's employment law landscape dramatically changed—again—when Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed Senate Bills (SB) 1171 and 1175
United States
3 Jan 2019
End-Of-Year Washington State (And Local) Paid Sick And Safe Time Issues
For employers with Washington State operations, what happened in 2018 does not necessarily stay in 2018. Those bidding 2018 farewell cannot say goodbye to various paid sick and safe time (PSST) policy
United States
3 Jan 2019
Minimum Wage, Tipped And Exempt Employee Pay In 2019: A Rates-Only Update
Minimum wage laws can impact businesses of all sizes, whether operating nationwide, in multiple jurisdictions, or only in one state, county, or city.
United States
23 Nov 2018
New Jersey Publishes Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Notice In 12 New Languages
New Jersey's Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJ DOL) created a webpage concerning the state's paid sick and safe time law, which took effect on October 29, 2018.
United States
8 Nov 2018
Paid Sick Leave Changes In New York City And Westchester County Impact Empire State Employers
Recent developments in New York City and Westchester County, New York, may require employers to review their existing leave policies and procedures.
United States
2 Nov 2018
New Jersey Releases FAQ On Paid Sick And Safe Time Law
While these FAQs help clarify some aspects of the law, employers may want to consult with knowledgeable counsel about PSST implementation and compliance issues.
United States
31 Oct 2018
From Ballots To Bills: Michigan Adopts Paid Sick And Safe Time Law And Raises The Minimum Wage
On September 5, 2018, the Michigan Legislature adopted as law a proposed ballot measure that will require employers to provide their employees paid leave that can be used for "sick" and "safe" time...
United States
13 Sep 2018
Texas Two-Step: San Antonio Joins Austin In Mandating Paid Sick And Safe Leave; Then Court Enjoins Austin Law From Taking Effect During Appeal
On August 16, 2018, the San Antonio City Council adopted a paid sick and safe leave ordinance which, aside from minor linguistic differences, is identical to the ordinance passed earlier this year in Austin.
United States
29 Aug 2018
Revised Seattle Paid Sick & Safe Time Rules Give Employers Limited Time To Comply
Seattle, Washington's Office of Labor Standards (OLS) revised its rules concerning the Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST) Ordinance.
United States
5 Jul 2018
Triplets? Duluth Joins Twin Cities In Enacting Paid Sick And Safe Time Law
After considerable fact-finding efforts and numerous amendments, Duluth, Minnesota enacted Minnesota's third paid sick and safe time law.
United States
8 Jun 2018
Rhode (Island) Rage: New Paid Sick And Safe Rules May Frustrate Employers
On May 11, 2018, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training finalized regulations concerning the state's mandatory paid sick and safe time law ...
United States
23 May 2018
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