Michigan Expands Antidiscrimination Protections

As of February 13, 2024, Michigan has expanded its antidiscrimination law to prohibit discrimination against employees and applicants on two fronts. This law applies to employers of all sizes. First, it has expanded the definition of “sex” to include all terminations...

HR Compliance Update-Texas Prohibits Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

As of February 6, 2024, Texas will prohibit employers of all sizes from adopting or enforcing a policy that requires applicants or employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Additionally, employers can’t take any adverse action against an employee or applicant for...

Ohio Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

As of December 7, 2023, recreational cannabis is legal in Ohio for those 21 and older. The law specifically states that it doesn’t impact or impose any requirements or restrictions on employers with respect to terms and conditions of employment, including hiring,...

Illinois and Chicago Paid Leaves Begin January 1

ILLINOIS PAID LEAVE Starting on January 1, 2024, employees in Illinois will accrue Paid Leave, which they’ll be able to use for any purpose. The Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) has published FAQs for employers. IDOL is also working on final rules that will clarify...

Hawaii’s Trio of Pay Equity Updates Coming January 1

The new year will bring three big changes to Hawaii’s pay equity efforts. The first two equal pay expansions are applicable to employers of all sizes, while the pay posting requirement only affects employers with 50 or more employees. Equal Pay: Not Just for Men and...
HR Expert Business Help & Tips

HR Expert Business Help & Tips

HR Expert Business Help & Tips Check out this new HR Tips and tricks list from CYB Human Resources HR Experts!  😊👍🏼   In today’s competitive job market, companies are constantly seeking ways to attract and retain top talent. One effective strategy is...

HR Compliance Update- Minnesota Sick and Safe Time Starts January 1

On January 1, 2024, employees in Minnesota will begin to accrue Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST). ESST is available to all employees, including those who are temporary and part time, as long as they work at least 80 hours in a year for the employer. ESST doesn’t...