Numerous legislative changes take effect on or about July 1, affecting minimum wage rates, discrimination, workplace safety, paid leave and more. HR should take note of these legal developments and take appropriate steps to comply.
As mandated by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), covered California employers should provide the California Model Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Employees to employees, or meet or exceed its requirements.
As mandated by the Illinois Department of Human Rights, covered Illinois employers should provide the Illinois Model Sexual Harassment Prevention Training to employees, or meet or exceed its requirements.
Effective May 20, 2020, the "Protect Our Voices Act" will prohibit private employers in New Mexico from requiring an employee to sign a nondisclosure provision of a settlement agreement relating to claims of sexual harassment, discrimination or retaliation.
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