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State Updates

State Updates California This is a quick reminder that starting on February 15, 2024, unemployment, disability, and PFL benefits from the Employment Development Department will no longer be issued...

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Local, State, and Canada Updates

Local, State, and Canada Updates

Local and State Updates San Francisco Military Leave Pay Protection Act The Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) has updated the required employer poster for the city’s Military Leave Pay...

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Local, State, and Federal Updates

Local, State, and Federal Updates

(Pending!) Federal Update Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) We are eagerly awaiting the release of the finalized Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) regulations by the Equal Employment...

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State Updates

State Updates

State Updates California Employment Development Department (EDD) Changes are coming to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) and State Disability Insurance (SDI) programs - Paid Family Leave (PFL)...

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State Updates

State Updates

State Updates California Employment Development Department (EDD) The EDD has announced the maximum weekly benefit for the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program (which includes Paid Family Leave...

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Local, State, and Canada Updates

Local, State, and Canada Updates

Is it really Thanksgiving tomorrow…already? Not to mention, 2024 is right around the corner. We can only imagine the new laws that will come about next year! We want to take this moment to thank our...

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State and Local Updates

State and Local Updates

California Employment Development Department (EDD) The EDD has provided a partial update for 2024 for the State Disability Insurance (SDI) program, which includes Paid Family Leave (PFL)....

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U.S. and Canada Updates

U.S. and Canada Updates

Federal Update Social Security Administration (SSA) The SSA has released updates for 2024. The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will be 3.2% for benefits payable to Social Security beneficiaries...

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U.S. and Canada Updates

U.S. and Canada Updates

U.S. Federal Update Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) This newsletter provided information regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to...

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Federal and State Updates

Federal and State Updates

Federal Update Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) The EEOC published in the Federal Register today a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to...

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U.S. and Canada Updates

U.S. and Canada Updates

Federal Update Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) The EEOC has released an updated technical assistance document: “Visual Disabilities in the Workplace and the Americans with...

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Federal and State Updates

Federal and State Updates

Federal Updates Childcare and Eldercare Benefits Does your company supply any agencies of the federal government with products or services? President Biden recently issued an executive...

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