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Development Implementation Date

Oregon Amends Military Leave Protections

September 25, 2021

Arizona Restricts Collection of Union Dues Or Benefit Contributions

September 29, 2021

Florida Minimum Wage Increases to $10.00

September 30, 2021

Florida Requires New Hire Reporting of Independent Contractors

October 1, 2021

Connecticut Amends Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements

October 1, 2021

Maryland Amends Flexible Leave Act to Include Bereavement Leave

October 1, 2021

Nevada Enacts Kin Care Leave Law

October 1, 2021

Montana Revises Independent Contractor Certifications

October 1, 2021

Connecticut Strengthens Lactation Accommodation Requirements

October 1, 2021

Nevada Bans Salary History Inquiries, Requires Pay Range Disclosure

October 1, 2021

District of Columbia Family and Medical Leave Act Employee Eligibility Requirements Temporarily Amended

October 1, 2021

Washington Amends Quarterly Unemployment Reporting and Penalty Provisions

October 1, 2021

Montana Establishes Child Labor Exemption for Student-Employees

October 1, 2021

Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Earned Paid Time Off Accrual and Use Cap Increases

October 1, 2021

Maryland Implements Whistleblower Awards Program

October 1, 2021

Maryland Permits Employers to File for Peace Orders Against Workplace Acts of Violence

October 1, 2021

Maryland Amends Mini-WARN Act Requirements

October 1, 2021

Connecticut Amends Equal Pay Law, Requires Pay Range Disclosure

October 1, 2021

Nevada Bans Use of Noncompete Agreements for Hourly Employees

October 1, 2021

Connecticut Tightens Smoking Law

October 1, 2021

Connecticut Limits Age Information on Employment Applications

October 1, 2021

District of Columbia Temporarily Expands Paid Family Leave Qualifying Reasons and Duration

October 1, 2021

Maine Amends Family and Medical Leave Law

October 18, 2021

Maine Prohibits Direct Deposit Fees

October 18, 2021

Maine Prohibits Discrimination Against Domestic Violence Victims

October 18, 2021

Maine Adopts Ban the Box Law

October 18, 2021

Maine Amends Wage Overpayment Limitations

October 18, 2021

Maine Adds Protected Classes, Amends Disability Requirements

October 18, 2021

Maine Amends Emergency Responder Leave Law

October 18, 2021

New York Employers Must Permit Workplace Safety Committees

November 1, 2021

Oklahoma Authorizes Tax Debt Garnishment Notices

November 1, 2021

Ban the Box for Federal Agencies and Contractors Takes Effect

December 20, 2021

Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties, New York Minimum Wage Increases to $15.00

December 31, 2021

Upstate New York Minimum Wage Increases

December 31, 2021

California Corporate Boards Must Include a Director from an Underrepresented Community

December 31, 2021

California Corporate Boards Must Include a Certain Number of Women Depending on Board Size

December 31, 2021

H-1B Final Rule on Registration Requirements Takes Effect

December 31, 2021

New Jersey Expands WARN Act Protections

On Hold

Flagstaff, Arizona, Minimum Wage Increases to $15.50

January 1, 2022

Missouri Minimum Wage Increases to $11.15

January 1, 2022

Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

January 1, 2022

Las Cruces, New Mexico, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

January 1, 2022

Burlingame, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

January 1, 2022

San Mateo, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

January 1, 2022

Los Altos, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

January 1, 2022

San Jose, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

January 1, 2022

Palo Alto, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

January 1, 2022

Virginia Minimum Wage Increases to $11.00

January 1, 2022

Minnesota Minimum Wage Increases to $10.33 ($8.42 for Small Employers, Others)

January 1, 2022

Arizona Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

January 1, 2022