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District of Columbia Limits Ban on Non-Competes to Employees Making Less Than $150,000 Annually

USA - August 11 2022 District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed new legislation amending a broad non-compete ban passed in 2021 that had not yet taken effect. While…

NY Extends Paid Leave for COVID Vaccinations Through December 31, 2023

USA - July 26 2022 In March 2021, former Governor Cuomo signed legislation providing up to four hours of paid leave for New York employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine…

Washington’s New Salary Disclosure Law: How Employers Can Plan to Comply

USA - July 21 2022 As the Department of Labor and Industries continues its ruling-making process with respect to Washington's new salary disclosure law, it shared a…

New York State Opens Confidential Sexual Harassment Hotline

USA - July 20 2022 Governor Hochul just announced the launch of a toll-free confidential hotline for individuals to make complaints and seek advice regarding workplace…

Post-Dobbs Benefit Options and Considerations

USA - July 19 2022 On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade, thereby…

Final COVID-19 OSHA Regulation Covering Healthcare Employers Is on OSHA's Agenda for Issuance in September 2022

USA - July 18 2022 OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) requiring healthcare employers to adhere to numerous regulatory requirements addressing COVID-19 was…

California Wage Statements Not Required to Include Hourly Rates for Prior Pay Periods

USA - June 27 2022 In a ruling favorable to California employers, the state's Court of Appeal recently confirmed that employers are not required to include hourly rates…

Supreme Court Says Arbitration Agreements Enforceable for Individual PAGA Claims in California

USA - June 22 2022 In a significant win for California employers, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that employees can be bound by agreements to arbitrate their…

Trial Victory for Alaska Airlines: Five Takeaways for Employers

USA - June 15 2022 Following a four-week, virtual trial, Alaska Airlines (Alaska) received a complete defense verdict from a King County Superior Court jury on June 1…

California Supreme Court: Meal and Rest Break Violations Can Trigger Derivative Penalties and Prejudgment Interest at Seven Percent

USA - June 15 2022 Employers will face significantly greater exposure for noncompliant meal and rest break practices following a recent California Supreme Court ruling…