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U.S. and Canada Updates

Federal Update Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) We wanted to give you a quick reminder regarding the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, the final rule will be in effect as of June 18, 2024. You can...

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Federal, State, and Canada Updates

Federal, State, and Canada Updates

Federal Update Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) The big news this week is the release of the final regulations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for the PWFA - you can read...

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Federal, State, and Canada Updates

Federal, State, and Canada Updates

Federal Update Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) If you have employees who are struggling with Long COVID, the ODEP has many resources available to support you and...

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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 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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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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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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U.S. and Canada Updates

U.S. and Canada Updates

Federal Update National Paid Family and Medical Leave Program? Here we go again! We all know the United States is one of a handful of countries that does not provide a national paid family and...

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U.S. and Canada Updates

U.S. and Canada Updates

U.S. Federal Update Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) It was almost two years ago that we last mentioned the PWFA, which is now officially on the books after President Biden signed the...

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U.S. State and Canada Updates

U.S. State and Canada Updates

U.S. State (and D.C.) Updates California San Francisco A reminder that as of January 1, 2023, full-time employees are entitled to Public Health Emergency Leave (PHEL) hours equal to the number of...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. State (and D.C.) Updates California New Legislation Governor Newsom is keeping us busy as he signed into law the bills that we were monitoring (see this newsletter): AB 152 has been signed and...

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