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Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

New Vermont Legislation for Employers

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In its 2017 and 2018 sessions, the Vermont legislature actively passed a number of bills that will impact the way Vermont employers do business. ...more

Littler

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage & Overtime Updates (May Edition)

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UPDATE: Chicago has announced its July 1, 2018 minimum wage rates for tipped employees. Employers with minimum wage, tip, and overtime allergies might dread spring, but given the few developments this month, they should...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House

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Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Potential Special Session Date Unknown - On Wednesday, May 2, the...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Maine Recreational Marijuana Statute Answers Some Questions For Employers But Raises Others

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After more than a year of political wrangling, on May 2, 2018, the Maine Legislature overrode a second veto by Governor LePage and enacted the Marijuana Legalization Act. ...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House

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Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Lawmakers Set to Return on May 2 for Veto Day - Wednesday, April 18, 2018 was the statutory...more

Stoel Rives - California Environmental Law

Second Legislative Update: Oil & Gas Related Bills Introduced in the 2017-2018 Legislative Session

Stoel Rives’ Oil & Gas Team has been monitoring bills introduced by California legislators since the beginning of the 2017-2018 legislative session. Below are the latest updates on the bills our team has been following...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Paid Sick Leave to Take Effect in Maryland, Despite Governor’s Veto

Maryland has joined the growing ranks of states across the country mandating employee sick leave. Last year, the General Assembly passed the Healthy Working Families Act, requiring employers to allow employees to earn time...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Maryland's Paid Sick Leave Mandate Set to Take Effect This Month

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• The Maryland Healthy Working Families Act is scheduled to go into effect on Feb. 11, 2018, making Maryland the ninth state to mandate paid sick leave for private employers. • The Act requires that Maryland employers with...more

Mintz Levin - Employment Matters

Maryland Enacts Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law Over Governor’s Veto

On January 12, 2018, the Maryland Senate joined the Maryland House in voting to override Governor Hogan’s veto of House Bill 1, the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act, which requires employers to provide paid sick and safe...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Delay Proposed For Maryland Paid Sick Leave

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Last week, we reported that the General Assembly had overridden Governor Hogan’s veto of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act, and that employers in Maryland would be required to provide paid sick leave as soon as...more

Pessin Katz Law, P.A.

MD Paid Sick and Safe Leave Act Will Be Law Feb. 11

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On January 12, 2018, the Maryland Senate voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the General Assembly’s paid leave bill from last year’s legislative session. As such, the paid leave bill (formally known as the Maryland...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Maryland’s New Sick and Safe Leave Law Scheduled to Take Effect in February

On January 12, 2018, the Maryland General Assembly overrode Republican Governor Larry Hogan’s May 25, 2017 veto of legislation requiring Maryland employers to provide sick and safe leave to their employees. By overriding the...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

Maryland Senate Overrides Governor’s Veto of Paid Sick Leave Law

On Friday, January 12, 2018, the Maryland Senate voted 30-17 to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (the “Act”) which passed the Maryland General Assembly last year. The Maryland...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

General Assembly Overrides Governor’s Veto: Maryland Employers Have Less Than 30 Days to Implement Paid Sick Leave

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Last year, we reported that Governor Hogan had vetoed legislation that would have required most employers in Maryland to provide paid sick leave. In one of its first actions in 2018, the General Assembly overrode the...more

Harris Beach PLLC

FOIL Request Denials Could Come with a Cost to NYS Agencies and Municipalities

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State agencies and New York State municipalities must have a reasonable basis to deny Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”) requests or they will be subjected to mandatory attorney’s fees when a denial is successfully...more

Pessin Katz Law, P.A.

Paid Sick Leave Legislation Appears Inevitable for Maryland Businesses

by Pessin Katz Law, P.A. on

Last legislative session the Maryland General Assembly passed the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (HB1/SB230) (“the Act”), which required employers with 15 or more employees to provide paid sick and safe leave. Although...more

Fisher Phillips

Illinois Salary Ban Fails, But This May Not Be The Last We See Of It

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An Illinois proposal that would have prevented employers from requiring applicants to disclose their prior wages or salary during the hiring process unexpectedly failed during the Illinois General Assembly veto session on...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Minnesota Legislative Update: Supreme Court Upholds Governor's Vetoes

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In a decision issued yesterday, the Minnesota Supreme Court concluded that Governor Dayton’s line-item vetoes of the operating appropriations for the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives did not violate a Governor’s...more

Proskauer - Law and the Workplace

Illinois Senate Fails to Override Governor’s Veto of Salary History Ban

Bucking the nationwide trend, Illinois was unable to pass a law prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. On November 9, 2017, the Illinois Senate failed to override Governor Rauner’s veto...more

Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Governor’s Veto of Legislative Appropriations

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The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld Governor Mark Dayton’s line-item veto of appropriations for the Minnesota House and Senate for the 2018-2019 biennium. The Court acted with only a single dissent....more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Maine’s Governor Vetoes Bill to Regulate Commercial Sales of Marijuana

On November 3, 2017, Maine Governor Paul LePage announced that he had vetoed a bill sent to his desk with tepid support that would have taxed and regulated the commercial sale of recreational marijuana. The veto prolongs a...more

Stinson Leonard Street

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Governor Dayton Line-Item Veto of Legislature Funding

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Yesterday, the Minnesota State Supreme Court again upheld Governor Dayton’s line-item veto of the legislature’s operating funds. While not definitively ruling on the constitutionality of the action, the court objected to...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House

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Legislature Sustains Governor's Veto of Marijuana Implementation Legislation - On Monday, November 6, the Legislature met for the second day of the Special Session to take up the Governor’s veto of the marijuana...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Illinois lawmakers override governor’s veto of student loan servicing bill

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The Illinois House of Representatives and Senate have voted to override the veto by the state’s Republican governor of Senate Bill 1351, known as the Illinois Student Loan Servicing Rights Act. ...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

Breaking News! Illinois Senate Refuses To Override Governor’s Veto

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We previously reported that Governor Rauner’s August 25, 2017 veto of HB 2462 amending the Illinois Equal Pay Act related to applicant salary history inquiries was subject to be overridden by the General Assembly. On October...more

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