State and Local Compliance

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
22-023
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
21-248
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.


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


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


Memo
21-187
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Our latest update covers workplace developments of note occurring at the state and local level since our last update in August.


Memo
21-186
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Our latest virtual member roundtable focused on the emerging laws in an increasing number of states requiring employers to disclose salary ranges to job applicants, epitomized by Colorado’s burdensome new law.


Memo
21-175
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

CWC is pleased to introduce a new member resource summarizing those state laws that require employers to disclose the salary range for a position to applicants and in some cases even to current employees who are moving to a different position.


Memo
21-156
Monday, August 9, 2021

CWC is please to present our latest edition of CWC Interstate, summarizing notable state and local workplace compliance developments that have occurred since our last update in May.


Memo
21-152
Tuesday, August 3, 2021

New requirements that went into effect in Colorado at the beginning of the year mandate that covered employers include compensation and benefits information in job postings and post all promotion opportunities that could affect Colorado employees.


Memo
21-146
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The state of Illinois has further amended its new upcoming pay reporting requirements to clarify how employers must comply, although many questions still remain.


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