Employee Rights

Earned Sick Leave

On October 12, 2018, Westchester County, New York, enacted a new ordinance titled Earned Sick Leave Law. Starting April 10, 2019, private employers with five or more employees, or one or more domestic workers, will be required to provide paid sick leave. Private employers with less than five employees must provide unpaid sick time. The Read more

Michigan Labor Law Posters

On December 13, 2018, Governor Snyder signed two bills to increase the minimum wage and grant a new paid leave. Employers in the state of Michigan are required to update their labor law posters to be in compliance with new state changes. Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act Under the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act, the Read more

Delaware Labor Law Posters

The Delaware Department of Labor Division of Industrial Affairs has updated two mandatory workplace postings: the Minimum Wage and Employment Discrimination. Both postings are mandatory-to-post for employers operating in the state of Delaware. 2019 Minimum Wage On July 1, 2018, Delaware passed Senate Bill 170 that would raise the minimum wage from the current rate Read more

Mandatory Updates to Delaware – New Poster Required

Employers in the state of Delaware are required to update their labor law posters to be in compliance with new state changes. The changes include an increase in the minimum wage rate and new sexual harassment protections in the workplace. During Delaware’s 2018 legislative session, SB 170 was enacted establishing two scheduled increases to the Read more

Earned Sick Leave

On August 16, 2018, San Antonio became the second city in the state of Texas to pass a paid sick leave ordinance. Earlier this year, Austin passed a similar law. The San Antonio Earned Paid Sick Time Ordinance will require employers to provide employees with the ability to accrue and use earned paid sick time Read more

New Jersey

On August 10, 2018, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the United States Department of Labor (USDOL). For the next three years, both agencies will work together to prevent and reduce the classification of independent contractors. According to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Read more