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South Carolina Enacts Pregnancy Accommodation Law

Posted on May 25, 2018 02:26 PM

South Carolina has enacted a new law that prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against employees with medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

NYC Enacts New Sexual Harassment Training, Poster, and Information Sheet Requirements

Posted on May 11, 2018 06:28 PM

New York City has enacted new sexual harassment training, poster, and notice requirements for employers.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

New Jersey Passes Earned Paid Sick Leave Law

Posted on May 3, 2018 08:32 PM

A new law will generally require New Jersey employers to provide earned paid sick leave to each employee in New Jersey beginning October 29, 2018.

Categories: State Employment Laws

New Jersey Passes Equal Pay Law

Posted on April 25, 2018 03:45 PM

A new state law expands coverage of existing law to prohibit discrimination in wages on the basis of any protected class.

Categories: State Employment Laws

CA: Redwood City Adopts Minimum Wage Ordinance

Posted on April 24, 2018 03:10 PM

Redwood City, California has adopted a minimum wage ordinance.

Categories: State Employment Laws

Massachusetts Limits Certain Criminal History Inquiries

Posted on April 23, 2018 03:18 PM

Massachusetts has limited certain inquiries into criminal history.

Categories: State Employment Laws

CA: Emeryville Minimum Wages Rise July 1, 2018

Posted on April 19, 2018 07:44 PM

Effective July 1, 2018, the minimum wage in Emeryville, California will rise to $15.00 per hour for small businesses (55 or fewer employees) and to $15.69 per hour for large businesses (56 or more employees).

Categories: State Employment Laws

Maine Releases Sexual Harassment Training Checklist

Posted on April 18, 2018 08:55 PM

Maine has released a sexual harassment training checklist, which certain employers must use to develop a sexual harassment training program.

Categories: Discrimination, Reporting and Recordkeeping, State Employment Laws

NY: Employers Required to Adopt Sexual Harassment Policy and Training Program

Posted on April 17, 2018 03:45 PM

A new law requires employers in New York to adopt a sexual harassment policy and training program that meet certain standards.

Categories: Discrimination, State Employment Laws

San Francisco Amends 'Ban the Box' Law

Posted on April 13, 2018 08:29 PM

San Francisco has amended its "Ban the Box" law to prohibit employers with 5 or more employees from inquiring about, discussing, or requiring disclosure of an applicant's conviction history until after a conditional offer of employment. This amendment is effective October 1, 2018.

Categories: Human Resources, Recruitment and Hiring, State Employment Laws