January 2022

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10/07/21

This year, we’ve organized Year End tasks by month to help with your Year End prioritization. Look for new items each month requiring your attention through year end. Review the ADP TotalSource Year-End & Quarter Close Guide for a complete list of all items requiring your attention.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (753)/Comments (0)/
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The Safer Federal Workforce Task Force publishes Federal Contractor and Subcontractor guidance

10/07/21

As we previously reported, on September 9, 2021, President Biden announced Executive Order 14042 ("Executive Order") and related initiatives designed to lead the country out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several of the policies announced in the Executive Order will require employees of contractors that do business with the federal government to be vaccinated. However, the Executive Order left open a number of questions around the way the requirements would be implemented. Some of those questions have now been answered. On September 24, 2021, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force (Task Force) released Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors (Guidance). A summary of the main highlights is provided in this article.

Monday, October 4, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1040)/Comments (0)/
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Connecticut gives right to recall to certain laid-off workers

10/07/21

Connecticut has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 658) that requires certain employers to offer positions that become available to qualified employees they previously laid off. Senate Bill 658 took effect immediately.

Monday, October 4, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (660)/Comments (0)/
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6 Mistakes to avoid when calculating overtime

10/07/21

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay non-exempt employees 1.5 times their "regular rate of pay" for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek (some states require overtime pay in additional circumstances and at different rates). Miscalculating overtime can result in back pay due, fines, and other sanctions. Here are six mistakes to avoid when calculating overtime.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (569)/Comments (0)/
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South Dakota increases minimum wage for 2022

10/07/21

South Dakota's minimum wage will increase to $9.95 per hour on January 1, 2022. The increase is a result of an annual adjustment for inflation.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (651)/Comments (0)/
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Rhode Island enacts wage protections

10/07/21

Rhode Island has enacted House Bill 5261A (the Act), which bans salary-history inquiries and adds pay-equity requirements. The law is effective January 1, 2023.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (609)/Comments (0)/
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Rhode Island amends Whistle Blowers' Protection Act

10/07/21

Rhode Island has enacted legislation (House Bill 5855) that amends the state’s Whistle Blowers' Protection Act (the Act). House Bill 5855 is effective immediately.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (589)/Comments (0)/
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Oregon prohibits driver's license discrimination

10/07/21

Oregon has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 569) that prohibits an employer from requiring an employee or prospective employee to possess or present a valid driver's license as a condition of employment or continued employment. Senate Bill 569 takes effect on January 1, 2022.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (839)/Comments (0)/
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Oregon bans hairstyle discrimination

10/07/21

Oregon has enacted legislation (House Bill 2935), which bans hairstyle discrimination in the workplace. House Bill 2935 takes effect on January 1, 2022.

Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (816)/Comments (0)/
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New York designates COVID-19 as a highly contagious communicable disease

10/07/21

On September 6, 2021, the New York State Commissioner of Health designated COVID-19 as “a highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the public health in New York State.”
Sunday, October 3, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (962)/Comments (0)/
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