Labor law poster changes seem to appear overnight. As such, keeping up with labor laws can be intimidating. We are closely monitoring the changes so you don’t have to.
Often, those changes are considered minor such as address changes, website address changes, department personnel changes, and changes in design. However other changes are considered major such as increases in minimum wages, newly enacted laws, and major changes to the text of existing laws.
While January is the most common month for updates, many states update various laws throughout the year. As a general rule changes to federal labor laws do not happen quite as frequently as those at the state level. Changes often occur midyear. As is typical, mid-year labor law poster changes this year vary from state to state.
Types of changes happening this year
Minimum wage increases are one of the more common updates both at the beginning of the year and also mid-year. This year is no exception as the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and New Jersey each have updated minimum wage and/or overtime laws.
While the changes in Connecticut and Utah relate to health and unemployment insurance information. New Jersey’s Family Leave Act has been updated. In New Mexico, the Paid Sick Leave requirements have changed. Likewise, Louisiana’s Earned Income Credit rates have been updated. Illinois has reformatted employee rights under ISERRA. In addition to the updates already mentioned for Oregon changes for that state also include equal pay, breaks, meals, sexual harassment, domestic violence, sick time, and family leave.
Periodically states not only have mid-year updates but will also have new postings required. This year Virginia enacted a new required poster highlighting seizure first aid. Meanwhile, the new additional poster in New York is titled Prohibited Retaliatory Action by Employers.
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- District of Columbia
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
Keeping up with changes in labor law requirements can often seem like one more thing to try to manage. In light of that, we are carefully monitoring changes and strive to keep you informed of major changes that affect your business.