On Feb. 16, the Austin City Council passed a paid sick leave ordinance, the first jurisdiction in the South to ever do so. It is effective Oct. 1, 2018 for employers with more than five employees. For smaller employers, it is effective Oct. 1, 2020.
The Washington State Paid Sick Leave Act as applied to pilots and flight attendants is unconstitutional and preempted by the federal Airline Deregulation Act, according to a complaint filed last week in federal court by the Air Transport Association of America.
The Maryland General Assembly last month overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Healthy Working Families Act (HWFA).
2018 Trends for Absence and Disability Management By Terri L. Rhodes, CLMS, CCMP, CPDM, MBA CEO DMEC Each year, I write about the trends I anticipate will impact the absence … Read More
As we turn the paid sick leave (PSL) page to a new year, the vast and complex patchwork of PSL laws consists of more than 40 laws: nine state laws, the District of Columbia, two county laws, and about 30 municipal laws.
By John C. Garner, CEBS, CLU, CFCI, CMC Chief Compliance Officer Bolton & Co. IRS Mails Employer Mandate Penalty Letters The IRS said it would send “Letter 226J” to employers … Read More
Review the new state and local posting requirements for Alaska, California, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington.
Review the new state and local posting requirements for California, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, and Washington.
Review the new state and local posting requirements for Idaho; Michigan; Connecticut; Maryland; Miami Beach, FL; Minneapolis, MN; New Mexico; Ohio; Washington; and Wisconsin.
By John C. Garner, CEBS, CLU, CFCI, CMC Chief Compliance Officer Bolton & Co. California Employers Prepare for Higher SDI Benefits California employers may want to adjust their non-occupational disability … Read More
State & Local Posting Requirements July 2017 Maryland Maryland has updated the ‘Workers’ Compensation Notice’ English and Spanish posting that all employers statewide are required to display to their employees. … Read More
By John C. Garner, CEBS, CLU, CFCI, CMC Chief Compliance Officer Bolton & Co. Supreme Court Expands Reach of ERISA Exemption In June, the Supreme Court overturned three lower-court rulings … Read More
By Terri Rhodes, MBA, CPDM, CCMP CEO DMEC Your participation with DMEC helped produce three important, just-published resources that take the pulse of and report on key industry trends. Results … Read More
Proliferating Local Paid Sick Leave, Other Protections Chicago requires employers to provide paid sick leave to employees effective July 1, 2017. One leave hour is accrued per 40 hours worked, … Read More
The City of Los Angeles has published regulations implementing its new minimum wage ordinance, which includes paid sick leave requirements, effective July 1, 2016. Employers with 25 or fewer employees … Read More
President Obama has unveiled a handful of proposals that would give more employees more ability to be paid when absent from work for a variety of reasons. The President called … Read More