July 2018

California Unemployment Insurance, Disability Insurance and Paid Family Leave Peel 'N Post

California Implements New Claim Filing Procedures for Unemployment, Disability and Paid Family Leave Benefits California employers – it’s time to update workplace posters!  The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has revised the mandatory-to-post Notice to Employees – Unemployment Insurance (UI), Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL).  The California revised UI, DI, and PFL Read more

New York City Temporary Schedule Change Poster

Earlier this year, the New York City Council passed Int. 1399-2016, amending the Fair Workweek Law. Effective July 18, 2018, employers must allow employees to take two temporary schedule changes per calendar year for a personal event. All employees who work 80 hours or more per calendar year in the City and who have been Read more

Tipped Workers

On June 19, 2018, Washington, D.C. voters approved Initiative 77. The initiative was designed to provide a universal minimum wage for both tipped and non-tipped workers. The initiative will: gradually increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020; gradually increase the minimum wage for tipped employees so that they receive the same minimum Read more

South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act Poster Now Required

Employers operating in South Carolina are now required to post the new Employment Discrimination notice supplied by the Human Affairs Commission  to fulfill the South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations Act poster requirement. The Pregnancy Accommodations Act is a new law already in effect which requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to job applicants and employees who Read more

Maine Human Trafficking Poster

During the 2018 legislative session, Maine lawmakers overrode Governor LePage’s veto to ensure passage of a new law intended to protect some of the state’s most vulnerable workers: victims of human trafficking who are forced into providing labor with threats, abuse, and manipulation. Although most of the the new law focuses on the ability to Read more

Sexual Harassment Training

On April 10, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State Budget Bill, which includes a mandate for employers designed to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Under the mandate, New York employers will be required to provide sexual harassment training to all workers. Employers without anti-harassment policies should start designing and implementing them Read more

Louisiana EITC Available for 2018

Months after some may have given up on it, the Louisiana Workforce Commission has finally released the Louisiana Earned Income Credit notice for 2018. This mandatory posting, which is updated yearly and usually released at the beginning of the year, informs employees of the potential availability of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Read more

Denver Anti-Discrimination Poster

The Denver Anti-Discrimination Office (DADO) has revised the City and County of Denver Anti-Discrimination Poster with information about employer obligations to obey federal as well as municipal law, and additional details on DADO’s role in enforcing the law. This represents the first change to this poster since it was created a decade ago. Colorado employers Read more