Updated to reflect the state health care continuation coverage law, effective January 1, 2019.
Year-end is a time typically focused on endings and for HR that means finalizing benefits enrollment, processing performance appraisals and completing payroll filings. But equally important is to prepare for new compliance requirements that will ring in the New Year.
XpertHR Legal Editors David Weisenfeld and Beth Zoller discuss the midterm election passage of state ballot initiatives affecting employers, including transgender rights, minimum wage increases and marijuana legalization measures.
The minimum wage rate will increase to $11.00 by 2021 in Arkansas and to $12.00 by 2023 in Missouri under ballot initiatives approved on Election Day.
Updated to reflect law protecting employers from negligent hiring claims, effective August 3, 2018.
Updated to reflect amendments to the military leave law, effective August 3, 2018.