Federal Employment Law Update
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Federal Employment Law Update — May 2019

EEO-1 and Pay Data On May 3, 2019, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the collection of calendar year 2017 and 2018 pay data (EEO-1 Component 2) from EEO-1 filers by September 30, 2019. The EEOC expects to begin collecting EEO-1 Component 2 data for calendar years 2017 and 2018 in mid-July 2019, and will notify... Read more ›

California
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California Employment Law Update — May 2019

City of Alameda Minimum Wage Poster Updated In May 2019, the City of Alameda’s Community Development Department updated its Official Minimum Wage Bulletin to reflect that beginning July 1, 2019, an employee who performs at least two hours of work in a particular workweek within the geographic boundaries of the City of Alameda must be... Read more ›

Connecticut
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Connecticut Employment Law Update — May 2019

Pregnancy Accommodation Guidance On April 23, 2019, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities released guidance addressing federal law and the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act, both prohibit discrimination against employees on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions. Read the guide Read more ›

Florida
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Florida Employment Law Update — May 2019

Vaping in Enclosed Workspaces On April 26, 2019, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation (S.B. 7012) banning workers from vaping in most enclosed workspaces. Vaping is to inhale or exhale vapor produced by a vapor-generating electronic device or to possess a vapor-generating electronic device while that device is actively employing an electronic, a chemical, or... Read more ›

Georgia
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Georgia Employment Law Update — May 2019

Workers’ Compensation Amendments On May 7, 2019, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed legislation (S.B. 135) amending the state’s workers’ compensation law by changing the following provisions related to workers’ compensation administration and benefits: For injuries arising on or after July 1, 2013, that are not designated as catastrophic, the 400-week maximum period cap is not... Read more ›

Iowa
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Iowa Employment Law Update — May 2019

Franchisor and Franchisee Relationships On April 9, 2019, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed legislation (H.F. 327) creating new franchisor-franchisee relationship law for Iowa’s wage payment collection law, legislative service agency law, employment security — unemployment compensation law, and Civil Rights Act. Under the new provisions, a franchisor is not an employer of a franchisee, nor... Read more ›