State and Local Compliance

Memo
22-132
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. CWC is pleased to provide the latest edition of CWC Interstate, a summary of notable workplace-related state and local compliance developments that have occurred since our last update in May.


Memo
22-130
Monday, July 11, 2022

This ruling by a divided three-judge panel of the federal appeals court serves as a reminder that a drug testing policy should be clear in its terms and applied consistently in order to minimize potential claims of discrimination.


Memo
22-127
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

The latest in our virtual member roundtable discussions focused on the challenges of complying with differing state and local workplace requirements, and the availability of technologies that might assist in helping companies to comply.


Memo
22-117
Monday, June 20, 2022

A bill approved recently by the NY State legislature will require state employers with four or more employees to post salary information in job postings, including advertisements for a new hire, promotion, or transfer opportunity.


Memo
22-096
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

California Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed state budget for 2022-2023 includes additional funds for California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing that would allow the agency to hire resources to strengthen enforcement of California’s pay da


Memo
22-093
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. CWC is pleased to provide the latest edition of CWC Interstate, a summary of notable workplace-related state and local compliance developments that have occurred since our last update in early April.


Memo
22-089
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Although a bill recently approved by the House of Representatives that bans discrimination based on a person’s hairstyle probably will not be enacted this year, trend lines suggest that it’s only a matter of time before it becomes law.


Memo
22-087
Thursday, May 5, 2022

A new mandate to include salary information in New York City job postings will likely be postponed and favorably amended, as our memo explains.


Memo
22-077
Thursday, April 21, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. In anticipation of the May 24 filing deadline applicable to the first batch of employers subject to Illinois’ broad new pay reporting requirements, the state’s Department of Labor has posted a set of FAQs that address basic


Memo
22-070
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing has published a report summarizing at a high level pay data submitted to the agency in 2021 under the state’s new pay data reporting requirements.


Memo
22-065
Thursday, April 7, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. Our latest CWC Interstate summarizes workplace compliance developments that have occurred at the state and local level since our last update in February.


Memo
22-060
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

In what appears to be the first state law of its kind, New York has enacted a measure to “clarify that release of personnel records to discount victims of workplace discrimination counts as a retaliatory action under the [state’s] Human Rights Law.”


Memo
22-039
Thursday, February 24, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. Employers subject to California’s annual pay reporting requirements must file the required data for this cycle by April 1, 2022. Our memo provides guidance on what data must be submitted and steps for organizing the data.


Memo
22-033
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. CWC’s latest update of important state and local workplace compliance requirements covers developments that have occurred since our last update in December 2021.


Memo
22-023
Thursday, February 3, 2022

The Illinois Department of Labor has notified 625 employers that do business in the state that their first “Equal Pay Registration Certifications” with accompanying employee pay data will be due by May 24, 2022.


Memo
22-016
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

CWC is pleased to provide our members with a state-by-state digest of important state and local employment law developments that we reported on in 2021.


Memo
22-014
Monday, January 24, 2022

In anticipation of the second year in which it will be collecting employee wage data from covered employers, California has made some tweaks to the filing requirements. Our memo details the latest information.


Memo
21-247
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Our latest “CWC Interstate” summarizes workplace-related compliance developments enacted at the state and local level that have occurred since our last update in November.


Memo
21-243
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

A new law recently enacted by New York City puts such onerous restrictions on the use of Artificial Intelligence for employment-related purposes that most employers simply won’t use it.


State and Local Compliance
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

CWC’s State Pregnancy and Lactation Accommodation Laws tool lays out the requirements an employer has related to pregnant and nursing employees in an effort to ensure that our members understand their unique responsibilities in this area.


Memo
21-241
Monday, December 13, 2021

Under a new law recently enacted in Portugal, employers are subject to substantial monetary penalties for contacting their remote employees during off-duty hours. In addition, the law requires employers to provide remote workers (at the employer’s co


Memo
21-039
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

A federal trial court this week ruled that President Biden exceeded his authority in issuing his Executive Order mandating that employees on covered government contracts be vaccinated for COVID-19. The court’s order blocking the mandate is limited to


State and Local Compliance
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

CWC's State Treatment of Vacation pay summarizes these various state requirements and allows members to quickly see their obligations related to vacation pay, if applicable.


Memo
21-039
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

A federal trial court this week ruled that President Biden exceeded his authority in issuing his Executive Order mandating that employees on covered government contracts be vaccinated for COVID-19. The court’s order blocking the mandate is limited to


Memo
21-213
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The Labor Department has issued a new “Field Assistance Bulletin” confirming that a telemedicine visit with a health care provider satisfies the requirement that an eligible employee has to meet at least once “in person” with a provider in order to m


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