Legislation

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

2019 Massachusetts Minimum Wage Peel 'N Post

The Office of Massachusetts Attorney General has released the new 2019 Wage and Hour Laws Notice. The notice has been slightly reformatted and updated with new scheduled minimum wage rates. During the 2018 Massachusetts legislative session, House Bill 4640 was passed to increase the minimum wage rate for the next five years. The updated notice 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

Tipped Wage Workers Fairness

As previously shared in our blog, on June 19, 2018, voters in Washington D.C. approved a ballot initiative that would have raised the minimum wage for tipped employees. Initiative 77 would have gradually increased the minimum wage for tipped workers to $15 per hour by 2020, and further increased it to the same level as Read more

Sexual Harassment is Illegal Poster

On August 29, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed a bill expanding employer responsibility to prevent and correct sexual harassment in the workplace. HB 360 explicitly defines prohibited sexual harassment in the context of employment, provides information on when an employer is considered responsible for prohibited conduct by an employee or supervisors, and requires employers 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