August 2022

State Updates

 

New York adds protections against sexual harassment and retaliation

04/07/22

New York has enacted legislation (Assembly Bill 2035B and Senate Bill 5870), which will require employers to provide employees with information on the new sexual harassment prevention hotline and classifies the release of certain employee information as retaliation.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (980)/Comments (0)/
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Washington protects employee assistance program information

04/07/22

Washington has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 5564) that restricts employers' use of employee assistance program (EAP) data. Senate Bill 5564 takes effect on June 9, 2022.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1106)/Comments (0)/
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Washington DC announces increase to minimum wage

04/07/22

Washington DC has announced that its minimum wage will increase to $16.10 from the current rate of $15.20 per hour effective July 1, 2022.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (823)/Comments (0)/
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Utah expands exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates

04/07/22

Utah has enacted legislation (House Bill 63) that requires an employer to exempt an employee from a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination if the employee provides certain medical documentation. House Bill 63 is effective immediately.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1075)/Comments (0)/
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New York ends designation of COVID-19 under the HERO Act

04/07/22

The New York State Commissioner of Health has ended the designation of COVID-19 as an airborne infectious disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the public health under the HERO Act (Health and Essential Rights Act). While this change in designation means private sector employers are no longer required to implement their workforce safety plans under the HERO Act, employers will still be required to comply with the other obligations under the HERO Act.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1018)/Comments (0)/
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Massachusett’s COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave to end March 15

04/07/22

The Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance has announced that employers require to provide COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave will end March 15, 2022. The leave requirement is expiring on that date because the COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave Fund, which reimburses employers for providing the leave, is nearing its limit for disbursements. Otherwise, the requirement would have remained in effect until April 1, 2022.  

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1011)/Comments (0)/
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California - Pasadena minimum wage to increase

04/07/22

The City of Pasadena, California has announced  that the minimum wage for the city will increase.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1051)/Comments (0)/
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California - Unincorporated Los Angeles County announces minimum wage increase

04/07/22

The Los Angeles County's Chief Executive Office has announced that the minimum wage for unincorporated Los Angeles County will increase.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (853)/Comments (0)/
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West Virginia enacts payroll card legislation

04/07/22

On March 23, 2022, Governor Jim Justice signed into law Senate Bill 245  (SB 245) eliminating the requirements that wage payment by payroll card and direct deposit be agreed upon in writing by both employer and employee.  The legislation becomes effective June 9, 2022.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1083)/Comments (0)/
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Washington D.C. to expand Paid Family Leave program

04/07/22

The District of Columbia’s chief financial officer has announced that there is already sufficient funding in a program offering paid family leave benefits to eligible employees to expand it and to reduce the employer contribution rate. As a result of the announcement, the changes will be implemented as soon as July 1, 2022.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (807)/Comments (0)/
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