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By Rick Roskelley, Sandra Ketner
In 2006, Nevada's Constitution was amended to establish a two-tier minimum wage system dependent upon whether an employer provides "health benefits" to its employees.
By Katherine Suttle Weinert
On June 10, 2019, Alabama enacted the state's first wage equity law. The Clarke-Figures Equal Pay Act (CFEPA) mimics, in large portion, the federal Equal Pay Act (EPA), but includes race
By Deborah Margolis, Raoul Parekh
As we sip champagne reflecting on the first anniversary of the effective date of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),
By Bruce Sarchet
Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year — and 2019 is no exception.
By Sharon Bowler, Jason Stanevich
Connecticut continues to add to its roster of employee-friendly laws, leaving businesses throughout the state to figure out how best to address the resulting changes.
By Devjani H. Mishra, Emily Haigh
As its session draws to a close, the New York State Legislature substantially revised the state's anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws this week, and Governor Andrew Cuomo has promised to sign the new measures imminently.
By Donald C. Dowling
Imagine an anonymous worker at a multinational's Egypt factory contacts the global whistleblower hotline and accuses the Cairo plant manager of dumping chemicals into the Nile.
By Rhonda Levy, Sari Springer, George Vassos
It is unlawful for employers in Canada to discriminate on the basis of disability.
By Jillian Folger-Hartwell, Sebastian Chilco
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.
By Zoe Argento, Philip Gordon, Adrienne Scheffey
Colorado has joined the ban-the-box legislative trend. Ban-the-box laws prohibit employers from asking applicants about criminal history on the employment application, thereby banning the once-common checkbox for applicants to disclose their ex-convict status.
By Shannon Berube, Alice A. Kokodis
In a late night statement issued from Beacon Hill on June 11, 2019.
By Erika Berríos, Daniel Quiles-Pumarejo, Sashmarie Z. Rivera-Lopez
As we have previously discussed, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor (PR DOL) recently published the first edition of its Guidelines on the Interpretation of Puerto Rico's Employment Legislation (Guidelines),...
By Joseph Weiner
In one of the most significant pieces of legislation affecting employers in many years, the Minnesota Legislature passed, and Governor Walz signed, the Jobs and Economic Development Omnibus bill that includes new wage theft protections for employees and new requirements for employers.
By David Jordan, Kelley Edwards, Stacey James
On June 10, 2019, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that state wage and hour laws do not apply to certain drilling rig employees working off the California coast.
By Rick Roskelley, Neil C. Baker
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has announced his intent to sign Senate Bill No. 312, which will require, for the first time, that Nevada private-sector employers provide employees with up to 40 hours of paid leave per benefit year.
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