- Alabama Enacts Law to Reduce Wage Gaps, Bar Salary History Requirements June 26, 2019Alabama Enacts Law to Reduce Wage Gaps, Bar Salary History Requirements
- Oregon Extends Anti-Discrimination Protections June 21, 2019Oregon extends anti-discrimination protections.
- Connecticut’s Minimum Wage Rate Will Increase to $15 by 2023 June 21, 2019Connecticut’s Minimum Wage Rate Will Increase to $15 by 2023.
- Massachusetts Delays Paid Family and Medical Leave June 20, 2019Massachusetts Delays Paid Family and Medical Leave. Employers must begin collecting contributions on Oct. 1, 2019.
- Nevada Employers Can’t Deny Employment Because of Positive Marijuana Test June 19, 2019Nevada has adopted a new law that prohibits employers from failing or refusing to hire an applicant because of the applicant’s positive marijuana drug test result.
- Colorado Limits Criminal History Inquiries June 19, 2019Effective Sept. 1, 2019, job postings and applications may not exclude applicants with criminal histories.
- Final Rule Allows HRAs that Reimburse Individual Health Premiums June 17, 2019A final rule lets all employers offer health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) to pay for employees’ individual health insurance policy premiums, under certain conditions.
- HIPAA Enforcement Guidance Issued for Business Associates June 13, 2019The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a fact sheet explaining when a business associate can be directly liable for compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification, and Enforcement Rules.
- Colorado Extends Smoking Prohibitions to Electronic Products June 12, 2019Colorado has amended its workplace smoking prohibition to include a ban on electronic smoking devices, effective July 1.
- Colorado Prohibits Wage Discrimination and Salary History Inquiries June 5, 2019On May 22, 2019, Colorado enacted the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
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