Kathy White, Esq.

Maryland Updates the Equal Pay for Equal Work Workplace Posting

The Maryland Department of Labor has updated the required Maryland Equal Pay for Equal Work workplace posting to reflect recent changes in the law.  All Maryland employers regardless of size or industry are required to post the updated workplace posting.   What does the Equal Pay for Equal Work law cover? The Maryland Equal Pay Read more

If you read the first part of our Nevada blog yesterday about recent state laws giving employees greater benefits and freedoms in their work lives, then you already know a little bit about the changes to three of the Nevada mandatory workplace postings.  If you haven’t read yesterday’s blog, check it out so that you Read more

This year, Nevada lawmakers enacted several new laws that expand employee protections and create new employee rights, affecting the Nevada labor law posting responsibilities of all Nevada businesses.  Higher wages, employee health benefit plan requirements, employee paid time off and sick day notification are just a few of the legislative measures that will improve the Read more

California mandatory sexual harassment training deadline

Sexual Harassment Training Basics Employers may remember we blogged this summer about California’s new sexual harassment training requirements imposed by 2018 Senate Bill 1343.  The bill amended the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), requiring that every employer with five or more employees provide each of their employees with mandatory sexual harassment training and education.  Read more

The Washington Employment Security Department (ESD) has just released two workplace notices that must be posted by all Washington employers – the new Washington Domestic Violence Resources notice and the revised Unemployment Benefits notice.  The notices are aimed at making sure that individuals are aware of the resources available to them in the event they Read more

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California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) makes sexual harassment in the workplace illegal. Under the law, employers have an affirmative duty to take reasonable steps to prevent harassment from occurring and to promptly correct harassing conduct.  In addition, employers are responsible for taking certain specified measures to ensure a workplace that is free from Read more