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UK employment law is constantly developing and it has been challenging for employers to keep up with the changes in recent years. All employers in the UK, no matter how big or small, are required to comply with these laws or...more
New Amendments Clarify California Paid Sick Leave -
This month, the California Legislature enacted AB 304, an urgency measure that became effective on July 13 and provides much needed clarity on various aspects of...more
This article is the second in a series which provides an overview of the basics of employment law in Nigeria and will focus on laws governing employment terminations, including wage and hour, termination, restrictive...more
On July 13, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law urgency legislation amending the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, which generally requires employers to provide paid sick leave to almost all...more
Last year, California became the first state in the nation to pass a law requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to most employees. Portions of the new law became effective on January 1, 2015 and the remainder became...more
2015 has been a notable year for the passage and implementation of local mandatory paid sick leave (PSL) laws. In addition to statewide laws taking effect in California and Massachusetts, new local laws have taken effect in...more
On Monday, July 13, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a much anticipated “fix it” bill that amends the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, clarifying the requirements of California’s sick leave law....more
California's passage of the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (otherwise known as California's paid sick leave law) had left open a number of questions regarding compliance with the law. As a result, the...more
As you may know, effective July 1, 2015, California's new mandatory paid sick leave law requires virtually all employers to provide workers a minimum of three days of paid sick leave each year.
In an attempt to "treat"...more
The California Legislature has been pretty busy this year introducing various bills that will affect certain California employers. Below is a brief summary of two bills recently signed by the Governor – one that amends the...more
This week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law an amendment to the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, a law passed last year which requires employers to provide paid sick leave. The law has been...more
Less than 2 weeks after California’s mandatory sick leave law went into effect, California significantly amended the law, effective immediately.
California employers had been forced, in some cases kicking and screaming,...more
California’s new paid sick leave law, the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014” (Paid Sick Leave Law) just recently went into effect, on July 1, 2015. Less than two weeks later, the law already has been amended!...more
On July 13, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown approved AB 304 Sick Leave: Accrual and Limitations, which amends the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (i.e., Sections 245.5, 246, and 247.5 of the California Labor...more
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation immediately amending the California Sick Leave Law, clarifying some provisions which had caused confusion and heartburn for employers. The changes are as follows...more
In a recently enacted budget measure, Connecticut has moved one step closer to implementing statewide paid family and medical leave for employees. However, details about funding and the extent of coverage that any ultimately...more
Question: I am an employer in Oregon, and I understand Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a whole slew of bills into law on Monday which will directly impact Oregon employers. What do I need to know?...more
California employers have stepped up to comply with the July 1, 2015 deadline for the new California paid sick leave law. Now changes have arrived that may help clarify the law.
On July 13, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown...more
California’s Paid Sick Leave Law, AB 304, or the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 as it is officially known, is a hot topic that we have blogged about a number of times. Eligible employees began accruing paid...more
Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a package of four bills into law on Monday, three of which will directly impact Oregon employers. Specifically, it requires even small employers to give up to 40 hours of paid sick time,...more
Employers should review the amendments, which address some of the challenges for implementing the sick leave law that took effect July 1.
After extensive legislative negotiation, the California State Legislature passed...more
On June 23, 2015, the Montgomery County, Maryland Council passed the Earned Sick and Safe Leave Act requiring all private employers, including both taxable and tax-exempt entities, in the County to provide employees with sick...more
So you have employees in California. You’ve got your new Paid Sick Leave poster up on the break room wall. You’ve provided your employees with updated Labor Code 2810.5 forms that explain Paid Sick Leave (“PSL”)...more
On July 2, 2015, Montgomery County, Maryland, became the latest jurisdiction to mandate paid sick and safe leave (“Sick Leave”). The “Earned Sick and Safe Leave” law, Bill No. 60-14 (“Act”), requires all employers operating...more
Governor Kate Brown signed into law the new Oregon Paid Sick Leave (“OPSL”) law enacted by the Legislature on June 12. The new law becomes effective January 1, 2016. Oregon is the fourth state to enact a state-wide paid sick...more
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