November 2021

State Updates

 

Washington, DC requires social distancing policies & other COVID-19 protections

12/3/20

The District of Columbia has enacted emergency legislation (B23-980) that requires employers to adopt certain worker protection policies and prohibits employers from retaliating against employees for certain COVID-19 related reasons.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2001)/Comments (0)/
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Remote work during COVID-19: How to ensure proper pay practices

12/3/20

Many employees are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic and government orders restricting travel and normal workplace operations. Because remote employees aren't clocking in and out at the employer's physical premises, it's increasingly important for employers to ensure that their timekeeping and pay practices comply with federal, state, and local requirements.

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has recently published guidance (Field Assistance Bulletin 2020-5) that addresses federal rules for paying remote workers. While the guidance doesn't carry the same weight as a regulation or law, it demonstrates how the DOL intends to enforce federal wage and hour requirements. Below are four key takeaways from the guidance.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2263)/Comments (0)/
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Virginia delays minimum wage increase until May 2021

12/3/20

The Virginia General Assembly has delayed a scheduled increase to the minimum wage.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1882)/Comments (0)/
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San Jose increases minimum wage for 2021

12/3/20

The minimum wage in the city of San Jose, California will increase to $15.45 per hour on January 1, 2021.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2161)/Comments (0)/
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Oregon issues temporary COVID-19 safety rule

12/3/20

Oregon's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has enacted a temporary rule to help control the spread of COVID-19. The temporary rule is in effect from November 16, 2020 until May 4, 2021, unless extended. Below is an overview of the requirements.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2623)/Comments (0)/
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New York requires sick leave for all employees

12/3/20

New York has enacted legislation (SB 7506B) that will require all employers in the state to provide employees with sick leave. The law takes effect on January 1, 2021; however, employees begin accruing sick time on September 30, 2020.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2791)/Comments (0)/
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New Jersey establishes COVID-19 safety standards

12/3/20

New Jersey has enacted Executive Order 192, which establishes specific health and safety measures for employers during COVID-19. Executive Order 192 takes effect November 5, 2020.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2053)/Comments (0)/
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Michigan enacts COVID-19 requirements and protections

12/3/20

Michigan has enacted legislation (House Bill 6032) that establishes certain requirements and protections related to COVID-19 for employees. House Bill 6032 is effective retroactive to March 1, 2020.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2532)/Comments (0)/
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Michigan adopts emergency COVID-19 safety rules for employers

12/3/20

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) has adopted an emergency rule requiring employers to take certain steps related to COVID-19. The emergency rule is effective immediately.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (2452)/Comments (0)/
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Maryland provides guidance on Tip Credit Wage Statement requirement

12/3/20

The Maryland Department of Labor (MDOL) has provided guidance on a new requirement for restaurant employers to provide a tip credit wage statement to tipped employees.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1841)/Comments (0)/
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