May 2022

State Updates

 

California: state and local minimum wage changes for 2022

01/06/22

The minimum wage in California and in many local jurisdictions in the state will increase on January 1, 2022.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1309)/Comments (0)/
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Alabama issues emergency regulations on vaccine exemption law

01/06/22

Alabama has published emergency regulations addressing a state law that prohibits employers from requiring employees to receive COVID-19 vaccination without providing the employee an opportunity to seek an exemption for religious or medical reasons. The state has also published a sample exemption request form, which is available here.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (835)/Comments (0)/
Tags: 01/06/22

Massachusetts Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD)

12/02/21

Reminder! Please remember to complete your HIRD form filing online via MassTaxConnect before December 15, 2021.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1214)/Comments (0)/
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West Virginia requires exemption process for COVID-19 vaccination requirements

12/02/21

Governor Jim Justice has signed legislation (House Bill 335) that requires employers to provide an exemption process as an alternative to COVID-19 vaccination mandates. House Bill 335 takes effect on Jan. 18, 2022.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1010)/Comments (0)/
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Utah - COVID-19 vaccine requirements

12/02/21

Utah Governor Cox signed Utah S.B. 2004 which is effective immediately. This law prohibits:

-       Private-sector employers from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations unless a range of individual exemptions are granted when requested by employees. 

-       Employers from retaining a record or copy of an employee’s vaccination proof documents unless the employer can show it must retain such records pursuant to law, or there is an “established business practice or industry standard” of maintaining vaccination records.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1095)/Comments (0)/
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New York expands whistleblower protections

12/02/21

Governor Kathy Hochul has signed legislation (Senate Bill 4934A) that expands protections for whistleblowers. Senate Bill 4934A takes effect on Jan. 26, 2022.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1485)/Comments (0)/
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Illinois clarifies state law doesn’t bar employer vaccine mandates

12/02/21

Illinois has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 1169) that clarifies that the state’s Health Care Right of Conscience Act (HCRCA) doesn’t prohibit employers from requiring COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing. Senate Bill 1169 takes effect June 1, 2022.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1022)/Comments (0)/
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Florida requires exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates

12/02/21

Florida has enacted legislation (House Bill 1) that prohibits private employers from imposing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate without providing exemptions for medical reasons (including pregnancy and anticipated pregnancy), religious reasons, COVID-19 immunity, periodic testing, and the use of employer-provided personal protective equipment (PPE). House Bill 1 is effective immediately and expires on June 1, 2023.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1136)/Comments (0)/
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Colorado finalizes new Pay, Poster rules for 2022

12/02/21

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has released rules that finalize an increase to the minimum wage and the minimum salary required for exemption from overtime, add a new exemption from overtime for highly compensated employees, and establish new poster rules for employers. The changes are included in Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards (COMPS) Order #38 and the 2022 Publication and Yearly Calculation of Adjusted Labor Compensation (PAY CALC) Order and take effect Jan. 1, 2022.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1133)/Comments (0)/
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Colorado clarifies rules on unused PTO

12/02/21,

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued a final rule clarifying that employers are prohibited from requiring employees to forfeit any accrued paid time off (PTO) that they may choose to use for vacation and other needs. The final rule takes effect January 1, 2022.

Monday, November 29, 2021/Author: ADP Admin/Number of views (1138)/Comments (0)/
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