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Compliance Watch May 2022 – Latest Updates on Labor Laws

by Justin Siu

May 10, 2022

We just sent out the seventh edition of Compliance Watch – Legion’s quarterly bulletin about key changes in compliance rules. It includes information and resource links to help you monitor new employment laws and make it easier to manage and maintain compliance.

This edition covers recent and planned updates in vaccine mandates, minimum wages, fair workweek, and employee leave.

Covid Vaccination Mandates

In the past months, several cities and states across the country have passed their own laws regarding vaccination mandates, and recently several cities have rescinded their COVID-19 mandates.

  • Berkeley, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • New Orleans, LA
  • New York City, NY

Read more to learn how Legion can help you manage these changing mandates.

Minimum Wage Updates

Minimum wage adjustments typically take effect in January, March, July, and December. Here is the list of states and major cities with upcoming minimum wage increases.

  • Santa Fe, NM
  • Berkeley, CA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Emeryville, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Los Angeles County, CA
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Pasadena, CA
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • St. Paul, MN

Read more to get details on the wage changes and how Legion WFM can help you manage compliance with laws in your locations.

Fair Workweek Law Updates

New York City and Chicago have fair workweek law updates that cover predictive scheduling rights and advance notice of schedules.

On March 22, 2022, New York City updated its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) guidance document about complying with the city’s Fair Workweek Law for retail workers.

Effective July 1, 2022, employers covered by Chicago’s Fair Workweek ordinance must provide employees 14 days’ advance notice of work schedules, up from 10 days’ notice. You can learn more about the Chicago Fair Workweek law.

Read more to get details on the fair workweek law updates and how Legion WFM provides comprehensive coverage of predictive scheduling compliance per city and state-specific laws, including Chicago and New York City.

Employee Leave Law Updates

Effective July 1, 2022, employers in New Mexico must provide eligible employees with up to 64 hours of paid sick leave in a calendar year. Sick leave accrues at the rate of 1 hour for every 30 worked, although employers have the option of frontloading leave at the beginning of the year in lieu of accrual.

Read more to get details on how Legion WFM Time-Off Management enables you to configure accrual rules by time-off reason for a specific group of employees.

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