Employee Rights

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

New Hampshire Employment Discrimination Peel 'N Post

The New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights has updated the mandatory New Hampshire Employment Discrimination posting. The posting, which lists all protected categories under the New Hampshire Law Against Discrimination, has been substantially redesigned. In 2018, the New Hampshire legislature enacted House Bill 1319, adding gender identity to the list of protected categories. The law Read more

Nursing Home Facilities

On July 1, 2019, Connecticut Governor Lamont signed Public Act No. 19-89 into law. The law, which goes into effect October 1, 2019, requires nursing home facilities in the state of Connecticut to post daily information and reinstate employees or residents after retaliation. Nursing home facilities must post at the beginning of each shift the Read more

New Jersey Labor Law Posters

Earlier this year, Governor Phil Murphy signed two bills into laws that expand New Jersey’s leave laws and amend the wage and hour law. Most amendments are effective now. Covered employers must review the new laws to ensure compliance. Bill A 3975 Under enacted Bill A 3975, New Jersey’s Family Leave Act expands its reach Read more

Wage Theft

During Minnesota’s 2019 legislation session, Governor Walz signed a new law that criminalizes wage theft. The law also requires new notice and recordkeeping requirements. Effective July 1, 2019, Minnesota employers are required to provide a written notice to employees at the start of their employment. The notice must include the following information, which is in Read more

Paid Leave

On July 1, 2019, the District of Columbia (DC) started collecting taxes from all private sector employers to fund the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016. Every quarter, covered employers must file a wage report and pay 0.62 percent on that quarter’s wages or income. Covered employers include all DC employers subject to DC Read more

Kentucky Equal Employment Opportunity Posting

Last month, we reported that Governor Matt Bevin signed the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act requiring employers with 15 or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers. Under the Act, employers are required to post a notice of the right to be free from discrimination in relation to pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, Read more

Pregnant Workers

On April 9, 2019, Governor Matt Bevin signed the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act requiring employers with 15 or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions. Employers should review and update all accommodation procedures. The Act became effective immediately. Under the Act, the definition of “reasonable accommodations” is expanded to include: Read more