Legal Timetable- Implemented

Summaries of upcoming and implemented legislation, with effective dates.

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Development Implementation Date

Baltimore Face Surveillance Ban Takes Effect

September 15, 2021

Nebraska Bans Hairstyle Discrimination

September 11, 2021

Colorado Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity and Expression

September 11, 2021

Colorado Enacts Veterans Preference Law

September 7, 2021

New York City Enforces Fair Work Practices Ordinances' Wrongful Discharge Provisions

September 2, 2021

Texas Amends Sexual Harassment Law

September 1, 2021

Texas Expands Definition of Earnings Subject to Child Support Withholding

September 1, 2021

Texas Expands Employers and Employees Subject to New Hire Reporting

September 1, 2021

Texas Amends Unemployment Benefits Disqualification Rules

September 1, 2021

Texas Amends Data Breach Notification Law

September 1, 2021

Texas Removes Handgun License Requirement

September 1, 2021

Texas Clarifies Military Forces Members' Right to Sue

September 1, 2021

Colorado Bans the Box for All Employers

September 1, 2021

Arizona Pregnancy Discrimination Protections Take Effect

August 31, 2021

Pennsylvania Extends Employment Protections to Additional National Guard Members

August 29, 2021

Nebraska Amends Service Animals Law

August 28, 2021

Missouri Enacts Domestic Violence Leave and Accommodation Law

August 28, 2021

EEO-1 Filing Deadline Extended

August 23, 2021

New York Toughens Wage Theft Penalty Provisions

August 20, 2021

Duluth, Minnesota, Amends Paid Sick Leave Law

August 19, 2021

Illinois Bans Discrimination Based on Work Authorization Status

August 2, 2021

Chicago, Illinois, Amended Worker Protections Take Effect

August 1, 2021

Louisiana Adopts 11-Factor Test for Independent Contractors Under Unemployment Law

August 1, 2021

Louisiana Broadens Pregnancy Accommodation Requirements

August 1, 2021

Louisiana Limits Use of Criminal History in Preemployment Screening

August 1, 2021

Washington Issues Paid Family Leave Rules on Temporary Pandemic Leave Assistance

August 1, 2021

North Dakota Allows Unemployment Benefits for Military Spouses

August 1, 2021

New Jersey Cannabis Criminal Background Protections Take Effect

August 1, 2021

North Dakota Excludes Injuries Linked to Recreational Marijuana from Workers' Compensation

August 1, 2021

Connecticut Minimum Wage Increases to $13.00

August 1, 2021

Arkansas Exempts Direct Sellers From Wage and Hour, Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Insurance Laws

July 30, 2021

District of Columbia Temporarily Amends Paid Family and Medical Leave Law

July 29, 2021

New York City Ban the Box Law Amended

July 29, 2021

Arkansas Amends Guns in Parking Lot Law

July 28, 2021

Washington Provides Safety Protections for Temporary Workers

July 25, 2021

Washington Paid Family Leave Law Amendments Take Effect

July 25, 2021

Oregon Issues Paid Sick Leave Temporary Rule on Public Health Emergencies

July 22, 2021

Connecticut Requires Expanded Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

July 20, 2021

Rhode Island Whistleblowers' Protection Act Amendments Take Effect

July 13, 2021

New York City Biometric Identifier Information Law Takes Effect

July 9, 2021

North Carolina Amends Pay Notice and Final Pay Laws

July 8, 2021

New York HERO Act Amendments Take Effect

July 5, 2021

Chicago, Illinois, Wage Theft Law Takes Effect

July 5, 2021

New York City Amends Fair Practices Ordinances to Include Wrongful Discharge Protections, Layoff Procedures

July 4, 2021

New Mexico Bans Hairstyle Discrimination

July 2, 2021

Portland, Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $14.00

July 1, 2021

New York Minimum Wage for Fast Food Employees Increases to $15.00

July 1, 2021

District of Columbia Minimum Wage Increases to $15.20

July 1, 2021

Santa Monica, California, Minimum Wage Increases to $15.00 for Small Employers

July 1, 2021

Los Angeles, California, Minimum Wage Increases to $15.00 for Small Employers

July 1, 2021