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Development Implementation Date

Colorado Clarifies Public Health Emergency Leave Requirements

April 14, 2021

Ohio Employment Discrimination Law Modifications Take Effect

April 15, 2021

Connecticut Requires Expanded Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

April 19, 2021

EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection Opens for 2019 and 2020

April 26, 2021

FLSA Tip Credit Rule Takes Effect

April 30, 2021

Virginia Minimum Wage Increases to $9.50

May 1, 2021

Utah Cybersecurity Affirmative Defense Act Takes Effect

May 5, 2021

FLSA Independent Contractor Rule Takes Effect

May 7, 2021

Final Rule on Prevailing Wages for Foreign Workers on H-1B, Other Visas, Takes Effect

May 14, 2021

New Mexico Repeals Subminimum Wage for Secondary School Students

June 18, 2021

Kentucky Expands Adoption Leave Protections

June 29, 2021

California CalSavers Enrollment Deadline for Employers With More Than 50 Employees

June 30, 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

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

July 1, 2021

District of Columbia Minimum Wage Adjusted for Inflation

July 1, 2021

Portland, Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $14.00

July 1, 2021

Massachusetts Employees May Take Paid Family and Medical Leave for Family Member's Serious Health Condition

July 1, 2021

Milpitas, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

July 1, 2021

Indiana Repeals Child Labor Employment Certificate Requirements

July 1, 2021

Virginia Expands Disability Discrimination Protections

July 1, 2021

Virginia Amends Creditor Garnishment Withholding Limit

July 1, 2021

Virginia Overtime Wage Act Takes Effect

July 1, 2021

Virginia Amends Military Discrimination Protections

July 1, 2021

Virginia Provides Domestic Worker Safety Protections

July 1, 2021

Cook County, Illinois, Minimum Wage Adjusted for Inflation

July 1, 2021

Montgomery County, Maryland, Minimum Wage Increases to $15.00 for Large Employers ($14.00 for Mid-Sized Employers and $13.50 for Small Employers)

July 1, 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minimum Wage Increases to $14.25 ($12.50 for Small Employers)

July 1, 2021

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

July 1, 2021

Malibu, California, Minimum Wage Increases to $15.00 for Small Employers

July 1, 2021

Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $12.75 ($12.00 for Rural Counties)

July 1, 2021

Chicago, Illinois, Minimum Wage Increases to $15.00 for Large Employers, $14.00 for Small Employers

July 1, 2021

St. Paul, Minnesota, Minimum Wage Increases to $12.50 for Large Employers, $11.00 for Small Employers and $10.00 for Micro Employers

July 1, 2021

Nevada Minimum Wage Increases to $9.75

July 1, 2021

Oregon Subminimum Wage for Workers With Disabilities Increases to $10.75

July 1, 2021

South Dakota Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

July 1, 2021

Berkeley, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

July 1, 2021

San Francisco, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

July 1, 2021

Emeryville, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation

July 1, 2021

South Dakota Legalizes Medical Cannabis

July 1, 2021

California Requires Safety Training for App-Based Drivers

July 1, 2021

Iowa Criminalizes Use of Synthetic Urine to Defraud Drug and Alcohol Tests

July 1, 2021

Iowa Expands Employment Protections for Military Members

July 1, 2021

Virginia Provides Paid Sick Leave for Home Health Workers

July 1, 2021

Pasadena, California, Minimum Wage Increases to $15.00 for Small Employers

July 1, 2021

Fremont, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation for Large Employers, Increases to $15.00 for Small Employers

July 1, 2021

New Mexico Bans Hairstyle Discrimination

July 1, 2021

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

July 4, 2021

Dallas, Texas, Paid Sick Leave Applies to Small Employers

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New Jersey Cannabis Criminal Background Protections Take Effect

August 1, 2021