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Federal Employment Law Update — March 2019

2018 EEO-1 Portal Opening for Component 1 Data On March 18, 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) opened the EEO-1 online portal to receive 2018 EEO-1 Component 1 data (which is race, ethnicity, and gender data). The portal is open from March 18 to May 31, 2019. The EEOC is in the process of developing... Read more ›

California
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California Employment Law Update — March 2019

Updated Poster and Handbook Policy Effective April 1, 2019, per Cal. Code Regs. tit. 2 § 11095, both of the following are required (as applicable): Every employer covered by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and/or New Parent Leave Act (NPLA) is required to post and keep posted on its premises, in conspicuous places where employees... Read more ›

Florida
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Florida Employment Law Update — March 2019

Smoking Marijuana for Medical Use Permitted On March 18, 2019, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed legislation (S.B. 182) that redefines medical use of marijuana to include possession, use, or administration of marijuana in the form of smoking. However, the law does not: Permit smoking marijuana in an enclosed indoor workplace. Impair the ability of any party to... Read more ›

Kentucky
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Kentucky Employment Law Update — March 2019

Workplace Posters Updated In February 2019, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet updated the following mandatory workplace posters: Kentucky Wage and Hour Laws. Safety and Health on the Job. Wage Discrimination Because of Sex. Child Labor Laws. All notices must be conspicuously posted in the workplace where all employees may read them. The cabinet also provides all... Read more ›

Indiana
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Indiana Employment Law Update — March 2019

Teen Worker Poster Updated In March 2019, the Indiana Department of Labor, Bureau of Child Labor updated its mandatory teen worker poster. Employers of minors who are ages 14, 15, 16 or 17 are required to conspicuously post the maximum number of hours minors may be permitted to work, in each day of the week,... Read more ›

Maine
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Maine Employment Law Update — March 2019

Employment Security Act Poster In March 2019, the Maine Bureau of Unemployment Compensation updated its mandatory Employment Security Law poster. This poster is designated to notify individuals of their right to file unemployment benefit claims, and must be posted by every Maine employer. See the poster Portland Minimum Wage Poster Updated The City of Portland,... Read more ›