MD To Become 10th State Requiring Family Leave

The MD legislature overrode the Governor’s veto to pass a family leave law that will be effective June 1, 2023. The law will provide up ...
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TX Court Clarifies Payment of Commissions

In Perthuis v. Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories, LLC, the Supreme Court of Texas held that in the absence of specific language setting forth the terms ...
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Savannah Sees All-Time Low April Unemployment Rate

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Savannah recorded an all-time low unemployment rate of 2.4 percent in April, down ...
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CO Further Restricts Non-Competes

On May 10, 2022, the Colorado legislature passed HB22-1317 which further restricts non-compete agreements. While the law still permits a non-compete pursuant to the sale of ...
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Red States, Hospitality Groups Ask 5th Circ. To Block Tip Rule

About a half-dozen Republican-led states and a group of hospitality organizations have urged the Fifth Circuit to halt the USDOL’s rule change defining how tipped ...
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EEOC Provides Insight on COVID/Vaccinations

During a recent webinar, the EEOC revealed the following information: Since April 2020, 30% of all COVID-related EEOC charges involved a vaccine dispute, but only ...
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DOL May Raise Salary Exemption Threshold

The DOL is expected to increase the salary threshold for various overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The proposal could be issued as ...
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Cal/OSHA Extends ETS Until December 31, 2022

On April 21, 2022, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted to adopt the proposed revisions to the current COVID emergency temporary standards ...
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Pay Disclosure Now Required in WA

Washington’s Equal Pay and Opportunities Act has been amended to require employers with 15 or more employees to disclose the wage scale or salary range ...
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IL Likely to Amend Civil Rights Laws to Address Hairstyles

IL Governor J.B. Pritzker is expected to sign a bill into law that creates a definition of “race” under the Illinois Human Rights Act to ...
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