As part of our effort to keep you abreast of changes in state laws, we have outlined below certain law changes that were noted in May 2018 that might be of interest. The list below is not a complete list of all state law changes. Therefore, we recommend you discuss any specific issues your company may be experiencing with your state labor department or a third party knowledgeable with your state’s employment laws.
|Connecticut||1/1/2019||New law generally prohibits CT employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s wage and salary history unless it is voluntarily disclosed||https://bit.ly/2M23LCi|
|New Jersey||10/29/2018||New state law will generally require NJ employers to provide earned paid sick leave to each employee in NJ||https://bit.ly/2Jeew6R|
|3/1/2018||The minimum wage rate for the city of Sante Fe, NM has increased to $11.40 per hour||https://bit.ly/2LukhtC|
|4/1/2019||Sexual harassment training requirements||https://on.nyc.gov/2xO3yzL|
|South Carolina||5/17/2018||Law prohibits employees with 15+ EE’s from discriminating against employees with medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition||https://bit.ly/2M67LBQ|
|Vermont||7/1/2018||Prohibits VT employers from inquiring about or seeking an applicant’s salary history information — including information on his or her current or past wages, salary, bonuses, or benefits||https://bit.ly/2sCfzTz|