June 2022

State Updates

 

The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force publishes Federal Contractor and Subcontractor guidance

10/07/21

As we previously reported, on September 9, 2021, President Biden announced Executive Order 14042 ("Executive Order") and related initiatives designed to lead the country out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several of the policies announced in the Executive Order will require employees of contractors that do business with the federal government to be vaccinated. However, the Executive Order left open a number of questions around the way the requirements would be implemented. Some of those questions have now been answered. On September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (Task Force) released Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors (Guidance). A summary of the main highlights is provided in this article.

Monday, October 4, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1534)/Comments (0)/
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Connecticut gives right to recall to certain laid-off workers

10/07/21

Connecticut has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 658) that requires certain employers to offer positions that become available to qualified employees they previously laid off. Senate Bill 658 took effect immediately.

Monday, October 4, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1312)/Comments (0)/
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6 Mistakes to avoid when calculating overtime

10/07/21

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay non-exempt employees 1.5 times their "regular rate of pay" for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek (some states require overtime pay in additional circumstances and at different rates). Miscalculating overtime can result in back pay due, fines, and other sanctions. Here are six mistakes to avoid when calculating overtime.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1313)/Comments (0)/
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South Dakota increases minimum wage for 2022

10/07/21

South Dakota's minimum wage will increase to $9.95 per hour on January 1, 2022. The increase is a result of an annual adjustment for inflation.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1955)/Comments (0)/
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Rhode Island enacts wage protections

10/07/21

Rhode Island has enacted House Bill 5261A (the Act), which bans salary-history inquiries and adds pay-equity requirements. The law is effective January 1, 2023.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1447)/Comments (0)/
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Oregon prohibits driver's license discrimination

10/07/21

Oregon has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 569) that prohibits an employer from requiring an employee or prospective employee to possess or present a valid driver's license as a condition of employment or continued employment. Senate Bill 569 takes effect on January 1, 2022.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1906)/Comments (0)/
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Oregon bans hairstyle discrimination

10/07/21

Oregon has enacted legislation (House Bill 2935), which bans hairstyle discrimination in the workplace. House Bill 2935 takes effect on January 1, 2022.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1899)/Comments (0)/
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New York designates COVID-19 as a highly contagious communicable disease

10/07/21

On September 6, 2021, the New York State Commissioner of Health designated COVID-19 as “a highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the public health in New York State.”
Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1507)/Comments (0)/
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Missouri requires domestic violence leave

10/07/21

Missouri has enacted legislation (House Bill 432) that requires employers with 20 or more employees to provide unpaid leave and reasonable safety accommodations to employees who are victims of domestic violence. House Bill 432 is effective immediately. 

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1747)/Comments (0)/
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Minnesota to increase minimum wage for 2022

10/07/21

Minnesota’s minimum wage will increase on January 1, 2022 as a result of an annual adjustment for inflation.

Large employers (defined as those with annual gross revenue of $500,000 or more) must pay non-exempt employees in Minnesota at least $10.33 per hour beginning January 1, 2022. The minimum wage for smaller employers will be $8.42 per hour.

Regardless of the size of the employer, a minimum wage of $8.42 per hour may be paid to workers under the age of 20 during their first 90 days of employment and to workers under the age of 18.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1789)/Comments (0)/
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