July 2021

State Updates

 

West Virginia adopts new independent contractor test

05/06/21

West Virginia has enacted Senate Bill 272, also known as the West Virginia Employment Law Workers Classification Act (the Act). The Act takes effect on June 9, 2021.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (594)/Comments (0)/
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Texas appeals court: State law protects LGBTQ workers

05/06/21

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Texas has ruled that employers are prohibited from discriminating against LGBTQ workers under the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA).

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (591)/Comments (0)/
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Oregon releases family leave act FAQs

05/06/21

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) has recently released guidance on the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) in the form of frequently asked questions.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (816)/Comments (0)/
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New York adds employment protections for recreational marijuana users

05/06/21

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed Senate Bill S854A also known as the Marihuana Regulation and Taxation Act (the Act) into law. The Act, which is effective immediately, legalizes recreational marijuana use and establishes employment protections for recreational marijuana users.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (878)/Comments (0)/
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New Mexico repeals youth minimum wage

05/06/21

New Mexico has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 35) that will require employers to pay high school workers at least the minimum wage per hour.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (584)/Comments (0)/
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New Jersey Supreme Court reaffirms pregnant workers' rights

05/06/21

The New Jersey Supreme Court has clarified the scope of the state's Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA).

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (643)/Comments (0)/
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New Jersey issues COVID-19 vaccine guidance

05/06/21

The New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) has released guidance clarifying the circumstances in which employers may require their employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination prior to returning to work.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (717)/Comments (0)/
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Michigan continues hazard pay for direct care workers

05/06/21

Michigan has enacted legislation (House Bill 4047) that will provide funding to continue and expand hazard pay for direct care workers.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (687)/Comments (0)/
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Kentucky expands leave entitlement for adoptive parents

05/06/21

Kentucky has enacted legislation (House Bill 210) that amends and expands a state law that requires employers to provide leave to employees who adopt a child.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (754)/Comments (0)/
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Illinois restricts use of criminal records

05/06/21

Illinois has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 1480) that restricts the use of conviction records for employment purposes. Senate Bill 1480 took effect immediately.

Friday, April 30, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (747)/Comments (0)/
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