Hawaii Limits Captive Audience Meetings

Beginning July 2, 2024, employers of all sizes can’t take—or threaten to take—adverse action against an employee for not attending or participating in an employer-sponsored meeting that communicates the employer’s opinion on political matters. The same applies to...

Indiana: New Veteran Benefits and Services Poster Released

The Indiana Department of Labor recently released the new Veteran Benefits & Services poster, which must be posted by employers with 51 or more full-time equivalent (FTE) employees. It should be displayed in a conspicuous place where employees are sure to see...

California July 1 Minimum Wage Updates

HEALTHCARE MINIMUM WAGE DELAYED FOR A SECOND TIME The new statewide minimum wages and salary threshold for healthcare workers, originally intended to take effect June 1, 2024, then pushed back to July 1, are once again delayed. The new effective date for the increases...
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Cook County and Chicago Midyear Updates

Several new and updated laws take effect in Cook County and Chicago on July 1, 2024. Keep reading for more details. LOCAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES Chicago For employers with four or more employees, the minimum hourly wage will increase to $16.20. The minimum hourly base...

California 2024 Midyear Minimum Wage Increases

NEW MINIMUM WAGE FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS DELAYED The new minimum wage rates and salary threshold will now take effect July 1, 2024 (instead of June 1). You can find more information on the California Minimum Wage and Overtime page. LOCAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES On July...

South Dakota Clarifies Medical Cannabis Protections

South Dakota has updated its workplace medical cannabis law to clarify that employers can refuse to hire an applicant for a safety-sensitive job or take adverse action against an employee in a safety-sensitive job based on a test result that is positive for cannabis...