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Compliance Watch August 2022 –
Latest Updates on Labor Laws

by Justin Siu

August 4, 2022

We just sent out the latest 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 managing and maintaining compliance easier.

This edition covers recent and planned updates to Minimum Wage, Hourly Wage, and Fair Workweek Laws.

Minimum Wage Updates

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

  • Florida
    • On September 30, 2022, the minimum wage in Florida is set to increase to $10.
  • Hawaii
    • On October 1, 2022, the minimum wage is set to increase in Hawaii to $12.

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

Hourly Wage Updates

Beginning August 5, 2022, Pennsylvania tipped workers will be required to receive $135 (up from $30) in tips before an employer can claim a tip credit from the minimum wage.

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, NY
Effective June 23, 2022, New York City revised its rules based on the interpretation of the City’s Fair Workweek Law. As a result, they made several changes to employers’ compliance obligations.

Philadelphia, PA
On June 30, 2022, the City of Philadelphia announced that through June 30, 2023, the rate of predictability pay owed to tipped workers for certain schedule changes would be $13.02.

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 New York City and Philadelphia.

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Read all the details of this legislation and get resource links to help you manage compliance. Download now.