Tag: Poster

EEO Poster Updated In May 2019, the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights updated its Equal Employment Opportunity notice to include information about the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act (KPWA) which takes effect June 27, 2019. Employers may use the commission’s poster to fulfill their posting requirements under the KPWA, which mandates that employers conspicuously post a…

Security Breach Disclosure On May 10, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S.B. 52) modifying the state’s data breach notification provisions as follows: If a security breach involves a customer’s username or password, in combination with any password or security question and answer that would permit access to an online account (and no…

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing On May 10, 2019, a New York City Charter Rule (Int. 1445-2019) was adopted, without the mayor’s signature, amending the city’s administrative code by prohibiting pre-employment drug testing for marijuana. Specifically, under the law, it is an unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer, labor organization, employment agency, or agent thereof…

Discrimination on the Basis of Disability On May 6, 2019, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed legislation (H.B. 2589) amending the state’s employment discrimination law by clarifying that: Sexual orientation is not considered a physical or mental impairment; and An individual does not have a disability solely because of the individual’s sexual orientation. The law also removed the…

Equal Pay and Opportunities Act On May 9, 2019, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation (H.B. 1969) enacting the Washington Equal Pay and Opportunities Act. Under the act, an employer may not: Seek the wage or salary history of an applicant or a current or former employee; or Require that an applicant’s prior wage or…

Poster Update On April 1, 2019, the Nevada Office of the Labor Commissioner updated the following bulletins for 2019: Annual Minimum Wage; and Annual Daily Overtime. The state’s minimum wage and overtime rates are unchanged from 2018 even though the bulletins were updated. Specifically, as of July 1, 2019, the state’s minimum wage rates remain $7.25…

Poster Update The Rhode Island Department of Health updated its “It Is Illegal to Smoke or Vape in this Establishment” poster to include the vaping prohibition and an updated phone number. See the poster

Updated DFEH Form and Poster In March 2019, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) released the following updated form and poster: Certification of Health Care Provider Form for California Family Rights Act (CFRA) or Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Family Care and Medical Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave poster. This is…

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,…

Posters Updated In January 2019, the following new mandatory posters were released by the Michigan Wage and Hour Division: Minimum Wage and Overtime General Requirements The state’s minimum wage remained at $9.25 on January 1, 2019 but increases to $9.45 effective March 29, 2019. Paid Medical Leave Act General Requirements Effective March 29, 2019, covered…