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San Antonio, Texas Paid Sick Leave Law Put On Hold Pending Legal Challenge
Implementation of the City of San Antonio's paid sick leave ordinance has been delayed pending a legal challenge, less than two weeks before the ordinance's scheduled
United States
30 Jul 2019
Oregon Enacts Expansive Paid Family And Medical Leave Law
Oregon is the latest state to enact a paid family and medical leave law.
United States
30 Jul 2019
Colorado Enacts Laws Regarding Pay Equity, Salary History And Criminal Background Inquiries
The Colorado legislature has been quite active in recent weeks, passing several new employment laws, many of which reflect nationwide trends.
United States
16 Jul 2019
DC Paid Leave Tax: Contributions Begin On July 1
As we previously reported, the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 will provide Washington, DC employees with paid leave for several reasons, including:
United States
12 Jul 2019
New York State Poised To Expand Protections Against Discriminatory Pay Practices
The New York State legislature has passed a bill that, if signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, will expand pay protections by requiring employers to provide employees with equal pay
United States
8 Jul 2019
New York State Set To Enact Ban On Salary History Inquiries
In a continuation of its recent legislative push to expand the reach of anti-discrimination laws, New York State is set to be the latest jurisdiction
United States
8 Jul 2019
Maine Becomes First State To Require Paid Leave For Any Reason
Maine's Governor Janet Mills has signed into law an Act Authorizing Earned Employee Leave (the "Act"), which will require covered employers to provide employees with up to 40 hours of paid personal leave per calendar year.
United States
14 Jun 2019
Dallas, Texas Enacts Paid Sick Leave Law, But Its Future Remains In Question
The Dallas, Texas City Council has enacted a sick leave ordinance that would require employers to provide eligible
United States
4 Jun 2019
New Jersey Employees To Be Entitled To Pre-Tax Transportation Fringe Benefits
New Jersey will soon become the first state to require certain employers to offer employees tax-favored transportation benefits.
28 May 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio Passes Ban On Salary History Inquiries
Cincinnati, Ohio recently became the latest jurisdiction to pass a law that prohibits employers from asking job applicants for their salary history.
United States
10 Apr 2019
Don't Delay: DOL Issues New Opinion Letter On FMLA Leave
On March 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter, FMLA 2019-1-A, addressing compliance issues under the Family and Medical leave Act (FMLA).
United States
4 Apr 2019
New Jersey's New Paid Family Leave Law Provides Greater Benefits For Employees
A new bill seeking to expand paid family leave in New Jersey passed the Senate and Assembly on January 31, 2019, and was signed by Governor Phil Murphy today.
United States
27 Feb 2019
The Employment Law Landscape In 2019
States across the country have passed new laws addressing sexual harassment, paid family leave, and other labor and employment law issues.
United States
22 Jan 2019
Philadelphia Enacts Fair Workweek Ordinance
The Philadelphia City Council recently passed the Fair Workweek Employment Standards Ordinance (the "Ordinance"), which will impose new restrictions on retail, fast food and hospitality employers ...
United States
11 Jan 2019
New York Paid Family Leave Law: Are You Prepared For 2019?
As we approach the New Year, it is important to keep in mind several updates to the New York Paid Family Leave Law ("NYPFLL") that will become effective January 1, 2019.
United States
28 Dec 2018
Suffolk County, New York Enacts Salary History Ban
The Suffolk County, NY Legislature has unanimously enacted a bill that will prohibit employers and their agents from inquiring about job applicants' wage or salary history during the hiring process
United States
10 Dec 2018
Texas Appellate Court Rules Austin City Paid Sick And Safe Leave Ordinance Unconstitutional
As we previously reported, in February 2018, the city of Austin, Texas passed a paid sick and safe leave ordinance (the "Ordinance") that would have required companies to provide paid sick and safe leave to their employees.
United States
26 Nov 2018
Westchester County, New York Enacts Paid Sick Leave Law
Westchester County, NY has become the latest jurisdiction to enact a law providing eligible employees with paid leave for their own medical needs
United States
8 Nov 2018
Model Leave Request, Certification And Waiver Forms Issued For The New York Paid Family Leave Law
With the January 1, 2018 effective date for the New York Paid Family Leave Law fast approaching, the NYWCB has issued model paid family leave request and certification forms, as well as a model waiver form.
United States
20 Oct 2017
Wage And Hour Considerations During Weather-Related Emergencies
As Tropical Storm Harvey continues wreak havoc across Texas and beyond, it's the right time to revisit employer rights and responsibilities during a weather-related emergency or other major disruption.
United States
31 Aug 2017
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