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Minnesota Employment Legislative Update 2024, Part IV: The Aftermath of Minnesota’s Legislative Circus

May 20, 2024, marked the end of the legislative session for yet another historic and busy year for Minnesota’s legislature. Amidst endless shouting, a sprawling 1,400-plus-page omnibus bill, and ethical complaints, the...more

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2024 Minnesota Legislative Session: What Employers Need to Know

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The 2024 Minnesota legislative session did not produce nearly as many significant pieces of employment legislation as the 2023 session. Still, this legislature passed multiple new employment laws this year and amended several...more

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Top Changes to Minnesota’s Earned Sick and Safe Time Statute

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Minnesota Governor Tim Waltz signed legislation amending the state’s Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) law, on May 24, 2024, nearly six months after the statute took effect. Although all of the amendments are important, the...more

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Windy City Employers: Prepare for a gust of additional changes in paid leave obligations, starting July 1

Since January 1, employers across Illinois have been figuring out how to ensure that their paid time off policies meet the requirements of the Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers Act that went into effect at the beginning of...more

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If Pain, Yes Gain – Part 122: Connecticut Revamps Statewide Paid Sick Leave Law

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On May 6, 2024, the Connecticut legislature passed a bill (HB No. 5005) amending a number of key aspects of the Connecticut statewide Paid Sick Leave Law. The bill was signed into law by Governor Ned Lamont on May 21, 2024....more

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NYC’s Latest Amendments on Earned Sick, Safe Time Provide Private Right of Action

Effective March 20, 2024, the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (ESSTA) creates a private cause of action for alleged statutory violations. Employers may now face potential civil and/or class actions, in addition to...more

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If Pain, Yes Gain — Part 121: New York City Paid Sick Time Turns 10 Years Old

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Earlier this month, the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (“ESSTA”) – the City’s paid sick leave mandate – celebrated its 10-year anniversary....more

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Sunrise, Sunset: New York State 2025 Budget Brings New Paid Prenatal Personal Leave and Sunset Date for COVID-19 Paid Leave

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Governor Kathy Hochul approved the Fiscal Year 2025 New York State Budget (the “NYS 2025 Budget”) on April 20, 2024....more

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Minnesota Legislative Update 2024, Part II: Don’t Miss the Omnibus - Legislators’ Last Chance to Pass Employment Law Bills

As the Minnesota Legislature enters the latter half of its 2023–2024 legislative session, the pressure is on to meet critical deadlines before adjournment on May 20, 2024. House and Senate committees are racing against the...more

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Duluth, Minnesota Repeals Its Paid Leave Ordinance; Other City Ordinances Remain

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Leave laws, regulations, and ordinances continue to change in Minnesota. The city of Duluth, Minnesota, repealed its Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) ordinance effective Jan. 17, 2024. The Duluth ESST had guaranteed paid...more

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Washington State and Seattle Paid Sick and Safe Leave Updates

The first quarter of 2024 has brought multiple updates to the State of Washington’s and the City of Seattle’s respective paid sick leave laws, addressing concerns for commercial construction workers, app-based gig economy...more

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Minnesota Legislative Update 2024: Employment Law Bills Cover ESST, Human Rights Act, Pay Disclosure, and Restrictive Covenants

The Minnesota Legislature is back in session and actively addressing employment law legislation in several pending bills following a very busy 2023–2024 session last year. The legislature kicked off its 2024 regular session...more

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New York City Employees Can Sue in Court for Violations of NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act

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On March 20, 2024, a significant amendment to New York City’s Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (“ESSTA”) will take effect that gives New York City employees the right to sue employers in court for violations of ESSTA. Under...more

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Employees Enjoy a Private Right of Action Under Changes to New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act

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Recently, New York City adopted an amendment (the “Amendment”) to the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (“ESSTA”) that provides a private right of action to aggrieved employees. Employees alleging violations of...more

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NYC ESSTA’s New Private Right of Action Gives Employers a Reason for Action … to Review Safe and Sick Leave Policies

In the latest paid leave law development out of New York, the New York City Council amended the City's Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (ESSTA) to create a private right of action....more

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Guidance Interpreting Minnesota’s New Earned Sick and Safe Time Law

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Minnesota’s statewide paid sick and safe leave mandate, the Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) law, went into effect Jan. 1, 2024. The Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) has posted answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ...more

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If Pain (Or Anything Else), Yes Gain – Part 118: Cook County, IL Passes New Paid Leave Ordinance; Releases Related Model Notice

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What You Need to Know: Background: The Cook County Paid Leave Ordinance passed the Cook County Board by a nearly unanimous vote on December 14, 2023.  One Board member declined to vote, but the remaining 16 members present...more

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Saint Paul Changes Earned Sick and Safe Time Ordinance as Second City to Align With Minnesota’s Leave Law

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Employers in Minnesota are not the only ones gearing up for Minnesota’s earned sick and safe time (ESST) law to take effect on January 1, 2024. Cities in Minnesota are also making changes to their respective earned sick and...more

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New York City Amends Safe and Sick Time Regulations

On September 15, 2023, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection issued amended rules relating to the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (“ESSTA”). The amendments codified the New York City...more

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MNDOLI Issues Guidance on Minnesota Statewide Paid Earned Sick and Safe Time Law

Looking ahead to January 1, 2024, when Minnesota’s statewide paid Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) law takes effect, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (MNDOLI) issued guidance in the form of answers to frequently...more

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If Pain, Yes Gain – Part 114: Minnesota Publishes Sample Earned Sick and Safe Time Employee Notice

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What You Need To Know: Earlier this month, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) released an Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) sample notice....more

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Minnesota’s New Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law: For Some Employers, There Is a Forty-Eight Hours Solution

Minnesota recently enacted a statewide paid sick and safe time leave law that will become effective on January 1, 2024. Four Minnesota cities—Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth, and Bloomington (one of the largest...more

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New York City's Final Rules on Safe and Sick Time Become Effective

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On September 15, 2023, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (“DCWP”) issued a final rule (“Final Rule”) on the City’s Earned Safe and Sick Time Act (“ESSTA”). As summarized below, the Final Rule...more

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New Minnesota Earned Sick And Safe Time Law

Over the summer, the Minnesota State Legislature passed a new earned sick and safe time (ESST) law that goes into effect starting January 1, 2024. Governor Tim Walz signed the new amendments into the current sick and safe...more

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New York City Amends Earned Safe and Sick Time Act Regulations

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The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection adopted new amended rules to the ESSTA. The amended rules, which just went into effect on Oct. 15, essentially codify the 2020 statutory amendments to the ESSTA...more

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