New federal, state and local employment laws will take effect on January 1, 2023, covering topics such as minimum wage, pay equity, employee leaves, payroll and more. Employers should review these developments and make any needed updates their policies and procedures.
One of the fastest-moving trends in employment law involves the plethora of "ban the box" laws affecting private employers that have sprouted up in many states and municipalities. These laws make it illegal to include criminal history questions on initial job applications.
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