Paid Sick Leave
Chicago workers will soon have access to additional guaranteed paid leave as a result of a city ordinance that takes effect December 31, 2023.
Amendments to the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (HWHFA) will increase the number of paid sick and safe days to which employees are entitled from three to five starting in 2024.
Under the Texas Regulatory Consistency Act, a number of local laws in Texas - including anti-discrimination ordinances in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio - will be preempted September 1.
Following an active legislative session in Colorado, employers in the Centennial State will soon have a range of new compliance obligations to manage in areas including age discrimination, harassment and nondisclosure agreements.
The Michigan Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court's ruling that was poised to replace Michigan's minimum wage and paid sick leave laws with versions that would have been significantly more beneficial to employees. Worker advocates plan to appeal to Michigan's highest court.
The Michigan Court of Claims has struck down the state's minimum wage and paid sick leave laws and restored earlier versions of the laws passed in 2018, which are significantly more beneficial to employees.
A California bill that has passed the state legislature would require employers with more than 25 employees to provide supplemental paid sick leave to employees who are unable to work because of various COVID-19-related reasons, including vaccination and caring for a child or other family member.
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