Employment law changes to watch in 2021

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The new calendar year always rings in some employment law changes, and 2021 is no different. All these employment law changes are effective Jan. Federal employment law changes in 2021. Coronavirus-related leave laws. 1, 2023.

New California Employment Laws Effective Now, Coming January 1

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It’s the first day of October, which means the leaves are starting to turn red and orange, pumpkin spice is everywhere, everyone is looking longingly at their sweaters — and new employment laws are here! COVID-19-Related Laws.

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Massachusetts Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

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It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality. . It’s up to you to make sure you’re compliant with all laws and statutes in your area. Here are a few Massachusetts labor laws every small business owner should know.

Michigan Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

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It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality. . It’s up to you to make sure you’re compliant with all laws and statutes in your area. Here are a few Michigan labor laws every small business owner should know.

Maryland Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

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It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality. . It’s up to you to make sure you’re compliant with all laws and statutes in your area. Here are a few Maryland labor laws every small business owner should know.

Nevada Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

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It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality. . It’s up to you to make sure you’re compliant with all laws and statutes in your area. Here are a few Nevada labor laws every small business owner should know.

Oregon Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

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It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality. . It’s up to you to make sure you’re compliant with all laws and statutes in your area. Here are a few Oregon labor laws every small business owner should know.

Illinois Employment Laws Every Business Owner Should Know

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It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality. . It’s up to you to make sure you’re compliant with all laws and statutes in your area. Here are a few Illinois employment laws every small business owner should know.

New Jersey Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

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It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality. . It’s up to you to make sure you’re compliant with all laws and statutes in your area. Here are a few New Jersey labor laws every small business owner should know.

Don’t Get Left Behind by New California Employment Laws

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The California Legislature is constantly enacting new laws, many of which address relatively narrow issues. In some instances, however, there’s still a significant impact on employers, especially in industries that are being targeted by the legislation. Read on, because it remains critical that anyone who works with (or in spite of) California employment laws must keep himself or herself well informed. Applicants for Employment: Criminal History.

New Mexico Employers See Wave of Employment Law Changes in June

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A wave of changes to employment laws will impact businesses in New Mexico. The changes include limiting what employers can ask about an applicant’s criminal history, leave requirements for caregivers and new wage protections for domestic workers. New Mexico Ban the Box Law. Ban the Box” is a nationwide movement seeking to increase employment for workers with criminal records. The law becomes effective Jan. New Mexico Adds Caregiver Leave Law.

Sweden: Legal Changes Employers Need to Know for 2021

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The introduction of an Economic Employer Concept. Introduction of an Economic Employer Concept. Some of these workers are legally employed by companies outside of Sweden. Further tax cuts are scheduled for the years 2022 and 2023. Global Payroll Sweden employment laws

Governor Acts on Employment-Related Bills

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has now signed or vetoed employment-related legislation passed by the California Legislature in 2016. New Laws. A few of the new laws that employers need to be aware of include: Increases to the state minimum wage. The minimum wage rate will increase incrementally to $15 per hour by 2022 (2023 for smaller employers). Other new laws will also affect California businesses. The bill also would have exposed small employers to costly litigation.

Minimum Wage Hike and Paid Leave Program Coming to Massachusetts

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A new law will soon take effect in Massachusetts, where employees will be eligible for paid family and medical leave and will also see an increase in the minimum wage. Governor Charlie Baker signed the bill on June 28, which will require all private employers in the state to offer paid family and medical leave by January 1, 2021, and will begin yearly increases to the state’s minimum wage that will result in a $15 an hour minimum as of January 1, 2023. Blue law’ Change.

President Biden has fired the EEOC’s General Counsel. Will this move impact your company?

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In what seems to be a pattern, President Biden has fired another general counsel from an employment watchdog agency who refused to resign. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Gustafson on August 1, 2019, for a term ending in 2023. By U.S.

Workers’ Comp Coverage Immediately Expanded for COVID-19 Infections

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As previously reported, in May, Governor Newsom issued a workers’ compensation executive order that created a rebuttable presumption that workers who contracted COVID-19 while working outside of their homes did so during employment. This presumption shifts the burden of proof to employers.

New Minimum Wage Ordinances, Increases Coming January 1

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In addition to the slew of new laws that employers must prepare for (and some of which are already in effect), employers shouldn’t lose sight of annual local minimum wage increases. Hayward’s minimum wage rate is two-tiered and determined by employer size.

California Wage Orders Updated

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Employers must post the proper and updated Wage Order in their workplaces. The updates show the state minimum wage for 2017 and 2018: Employers with 26 or more employees: $10.50 Employers with 25 or fewer employees: $10.00 Future minimum wage increases are scheduled until the minimum wage reaches $15 per hour for all size employers by 2023. Gail Cecchettini Whaley, CalChamber Employment Law Counsel/Content.

Electronic Visit Verification Systems Required by 2019

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Even so, the median salary for this type of work currently sits at around $23,000 per year, and a survey by the National Employment Law Project found that 90 percent of home health aides had to work some hours off the clock. A Bloomberg article describes a situation wherein a home health aide in New York sued her employer for wage theft when she worked two days straight without being paid for the night hours. Her employer assumed she’d be sleeping.

Minimum Wage Hike Approved: What Else Do Employers Need to Know?

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Employers need to prepare for the minimum wage increase and examine other pay practices that might be implicated by the hike. yesterday signed SB 3 (Leno; D-San Francisco), a job killer bill that will increase the minimum wage in California to $15 per hour by 2022 (2023 for companies employing 25 or fewer people since there is a one-year implementation delay for small business). per hour, employers will be required to pay the state rate.

New California Laws and HR Trends for 2017 and Beyond

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Each year, California employers are faced with the task of keeping up with a whole new round of labor laws and regulations, most of them courtesy of the state legislature. Staying up to date and ensuring compliance with these ever-changing state, local, and federal laws is an ongoing and serious responsibility for employers and HR professionals. Employers Have a New Notice to Distribute. Employers should also keep an eye on pending Ban the Box legislation.