Entries by ManagEase

EEOC Guidance on Treatment of LGBTQ Employees Blocked in 20 States

APPLIES TO All Employers with AL, AK, AZ, AR, GA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MS, MO, MT, NE, OH, OK, SC, SD, TN, and WV Employees EFFECTIVE July 15, 2022    QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) 2021 guidance regarding the treatment of LGBTQ applicants and employees in […]

D.C. Circuit: Multiemployer Defined Benefit Pension Plans’ Withdrawal Liability Calculations Reviewed

APPLIES TO All Employers with Employees in the District of Columbia EFFECTIVE July 8, 2022    QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In United Mine Workers of America 1974 Pension Plan v. Energy West Mining Company, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals said exiting employers from a multiemployer defined benefit pension plan must use the […]

California: Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Expected to Extend to the End of 2022

APPLIES TO All Employers with CA Employees EFFECTIVE Pending     QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Expected to be signed by the Governor this month, AB 152 will extend California’s supplemental paid sick leave through December 31, 2022, with some notable changes. Currently, the state’s supplemental paid sick leave is set to end September […]

California: Application of FAA to Intrastate Employers Clarified for Employee Arbitration Agreements

APPLIES TO All Employers with CA Employees Subject to FAA EFFECTIVE July 15, 2022     QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In Evanskaas v. California Transit Inc., a California Court of Appeal stated that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) applies to businesses engaging in activities that have a substantial relation to interstate commerce. The […]

California: When has an Employer Provided Reasonable Seating?

APPLIES TO All Employers with CA Employees EFFECTIVE July 19, 2022     QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 In California, an employer must provide an employee with a reasonable seat while working if the nature of the work reasonably permits the use of a seat. In Meda v. AutoZoners, Inc., a California Court of […]

Colorado: Updated Guidance Issued for Paid Sick Leave Law

APPLIES TO All Employers with CO Employees EFFECTIVE June 24, 2022      QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s (CDLE) Interpretive Notice & Formal Opinion (INFO) #6B, provides clarity on the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (HFWA), which is applicable to all employers in Colorado regardless of size […]

Colorado: Wage Theft Amendments Enhance Employee Rights

APPLIES TO All Employers with CO Employees EFFECTIVE January 1, 2023    QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Colorado Senate Bill 22-161 amends the state’s wage theft laws by increasing penalties and adding additional enforcement methods for violations. The amendment addresses not only wage theft but also employee misclassification and deductions from final pay for […]

Connecticut: Victims of Domestic Violence are Added as a Protected Class

APPLIES TO All Employers with CT Employees EFFECTIVE October 1, 2022   QUESTIONS? Contact HR On-Call (888) 378-2456 Earlier this year, the Connecticut Legislature oversaw an expansion of the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act (CFEPA). Most notably, victims of domestic violence have been added as a protected class. This means employers cannot discriminate against an […]