A handbook statement addressing discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity and transgender status has been added to the New York employee handbook to help New York City employers comply with the law.
A new statement has been added and several statements have been updated in the Massachusetts employee handbook as a result of legal developments providing for paid leave to attend Veterans Day-related activities and the extension of discrimination protections based on veteran status.
As a result of new amendments to California's Fair Employment and Housing Act regarding discrimination, harassment and retaliation prevention policy requirements, two new handbook statements have been added and three handbook statements have been removed.
Several Washington sections of the Employment Law Manual have been updated in light of a Seattle ordinance allowing drivers of taxicab companies and for-hire drivers of companies to unionize and bargain over terms and conditions of employment.
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