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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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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

The Larkin Company & Synopsys Webinar - Last Call! 70% of your employees are caring for a dependent - either a child or an older adult and may take a LOA as a result. Kerstin Aiello, Director of...

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COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

COVID-19 and Federal/State Updates

U.S. Federal Updates Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Earlier this week, the ADA achieved its 32nd anniversary. The landmark civil rights law, signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26,...

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COVID-19 and State/Federal Updates

COVID-19 and State/Federal Updates

U.S. State Updates Alabama Quick reminder that the Adoption Promotion Act goes into effect on July 1, 2022. To read the details regarding, please refer to our previous newsletter. California San...

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