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D.C. Mayor Approves Law Expanding Reach of D.C. Minimum Wage Law

On January 10, 2024, D.C. Mayor, Muriel Bowser, signed the “Minimum Wage Clarification Amendment Act of 2023” into law. If the Act is not overturned by Congress, it will expand the circumstances where employers must pay employees D.C.’s minimum wage (currently $17.00 an hour for non-tipped employees). Under existing law, employers are required to pay … Continue Reading

D.C. Mayor Signs Bill Requiring Compensation Disclosures and Prohibiting Use of Wage History

Seal of the District of ColumbiaOn January 12, 2024, D.C. Mayor, Muriel Bowser, signed the “Wage Transparency Omnibus Amendment Act of 2023.” If not overturned during the subsequent 30-day Congressional review period, beginning June 30, 2024, employers with at least one employee in D.C. will be required to publish wage and benefit information to prospective employees and wage information for … Continue Reading

Illinois Enacts Law Requiring “Equal Pay” for Temporary Workers

On August 4, 2023, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed HB2862 (the “Bill”) into law.  The Bill requires temporary staffing agencies to provide certain temporary workers with the same pay and benefits as the workers’ directly employed counterparts with “the same level of seniority at the company and performing the same or substantially similar work on jobs … Continue Reading

Proposed Regulations Issued for New Jersey Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights Law

As previously reported, the New Jersey Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights Law (the “Law”) took full effect on August 5, 2023. In light of this, the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development (the “Department”) has proposed new rules to implement the Law. Below are some highlights of the proposed regulations that temporary help … Continue Reading

Hawaii Enacts Pay Transparency and Expands Equal Pay Legislation

On July 3, 2023, Hawaii Governor Josh Green signed S.B. 1057 into law, expanding equal pay protections and making Hawaii the latest state to require certain employers to disclose salary information in their job advertisements. The law takes effect on January 1, 2024. The law states that “job listings shall disclose an hourly rate or … Continue Reading

UPDATED: New York State Enacts Amendments to Pay Transparency Law Taking Effect Later This Year

***UPDATE: Governor Hochul signed the amendments into law on March 3, 2023.*** The New York State Legislature has approved chapter amendments to  New York State’s pay transparency law, which is slated to take effect on September 17, 2023.  The most notable revision would provide that the law applies to remote positions physically performed outside of … Continue Reading

Westchester County, NY Pay Transparency Law Takes Effect

Paying WagesEffective November 6, 2022, the Westchester County (NY) Human Rights Law is amended to require that employers with at least four employees that are posting job, transfer or promotion opportunities which “are required to be performed, in whole or in part, in Westchester County, whether from an office, in the field, or remotely”** state the … Continue Reading

UPDATE: New York City’s Pay Transparency Law Is Here – Are You Ready?

Paying WagesNew York City’s pay transparency law, which requires most New York City employers to disclose salary ranges in their job postings, took effect on November 1, 2022. As we previously reported, the new law amends the New York City Human Rights Law to require covered employers who post a job, promotion, or transfer opportunity for … Continue Reading
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