Below is a summary of compliance requirements that took effect recently or will take effect over the next couple of months. For more information on these topics, please see this month’s edition of the Insights & Solutions Newsletter or the newsletter archives.
April 30, 2019: Washington Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program Reporting Deadline Delayed. The ESD has now announced that the Paid Family and Medical Leave Program reporting deadline for the first quarter (April 30) will be pushed back to July 31, 2019.
May 20, 2019: Sexual and Reproductive Health added as a protected class in New York City.
May 31, 2019: Massachusetts Paid Family Leave notice due to employees.
May 31, 2019: Current deadline to submit EEO-1 data for the 2018 EEO-1 survey.
June 1, 2019: Maryland changes youth minimum wage. The youth minimum wage (85 percent of the state's minimum wage) is limited to employees under the age of 18. Previously, the youth minimum wage could be paid to employees under the age of 20 but was restricted to the first six months of employment.
June 14, 2019:
New Mexico Requires That Sick Leave Policies Also Cover Family Members.
New Mexico Restricts Criminal History Inquiries. Employers will be prohibited from inquiring about criminal history on employment applications.
New Mexico Employment Protections for Medical Marijuana Users Goes into Effect.
June 27, 2019: Kentucky Adopts Pregnant Workers Act. Kentucky employers must provide reasonable accommodations to employees who are limited due to pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.
June 30, 2019: New Jersey expands family leave requirements. Employers with 30 or more employees must allow employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid family leave for the birth or adoption of a child or to care for a family member with a serious health condition. Previously, only employers with 50 or more employees were covered by the law.
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