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.
The already daunting tasks of closing out the year's payroll and complying with ACA information reporting requirements are compounded this year due to accelerated Form W-2 and Form 1099-MISC filing deadlines and significant ACA reporting changes. XpertHR rounds up resources to help an employer meet its year-end legal obligations to government agencies and employees.
A new Discussion of Wages handbook statement has been added and the Equal Employment Opportunity handbook statement has been updated in the Maryland employee handbook as a result of the expansion of the Equal Pay for Equal Work law, effective October 1, 2016.
A new San Diego paid sick and safe time handbook statement has been added as a result of a new ordinance requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to employees who work in San Diego, effective July 11, 2016.
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.
A Pregnancy Accommodation handbook statement has been added to the Colorado employee handbook as a result of a new law requiring employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for health conditions related to pregnancy or recovery from childbirth, effective August 10, 2016.
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