All Items: 50-State Surveys

  • Temporary Disability Insurance Requirements by State

    Updated to include the District of Columbia's Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016, effective April 7, 2017.

  • New Hire Paperwork and Notice Requirements by State

    Updated to reflect new hire notice requirements under the District of Columbia's Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016, effective April 7, 2017.

  • Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodation Laws by State

    Pregnancy discrimination is prohibited by federal law and most state laws, while some states also require employers to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions. This chart contains information on state and federal pregnancy discrimination and pregnancy accommodation requirements affecting private employers.

  • Minimum Wage Rates by State and Municipality

    Updated to reflect forthcoming minimum wage ordinances in Flagstaff, Arizona, and San Leandro, California.

  • Municipal Preemption Laws by State

    Updated to reflect preemption laws in Iowa and South Carolina, amendments to preemption law in North Carolina, and forthcoming Arkansas preemption law.

  • Credit Check Limitations by State

    Updated to reflect District of Columbia law restricting credit checks.

  • 'Right to Work' States

    Updated to reflect the forthcoming change to Missouri's 'right to work' status.

  • Internal Revenue Code Conformity by State

    Some states that require employers to withhold income taxes from employees' wages tie their definitions of "wages" to the federal Internal Revenue Code (IRC). However, many states update their IRC references to a specific date every year or so, while others roll their references into the current version of the IRC. Even with IRC conformity, some states have important exceptions. This Quick Reference chart summarizes each state's IRC conformity reference.

  • Ban the Box Laws by State and Municipality

    Updated to reflect Los Angeles and Connecticut 'ban the box' laws.

  • E-Verify Laws by State

    Updated to reflect E-Verify requirements in Tennessee, effective January 1, 2017.

About This Category

State-by-state charts covering key employment law requirements by topic for all states, including links to supporting resources and "export-to-Excel" option.