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May 2023 Federal & State Legislative Updates

Overview of this month’s Legislative Updates:

Federal Legislative Updates

  • Texas Judge Invalidates a Key Provision of The ACA
  • The NLRB Provides Educational Resources for Employees
  • The NLRB Will Release a New Joint-Employer Rule in August
  • OFCCP Releases Veterans Hiring Benchmark for 2023

State Legislative Updates:

  • CA: Adoption of Regulations on the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Employment (Effective January 1, 2024)
  • CO: The Grace Period for Colorado Family and Medical Leave Reporting and Premium Payments Ends on May 31, 2023
  • CO: SecureSavings Retirement Program Registration Due for Employers With 15-49 Employees by May 15, 2023
  • CT: Proposed Legislation Requiring Salary Ranges in Job Postings
  • DC: Tip Credit Phase-Out Began on May 1, 2023, and Increases Again on July 1, 2023
  • FL: Permit No Longer Required for the Concealed Carry of Weapons (Effective July 1, 2023)
  • KY: State Legalizes Medical Marijuana (Effective January 1, 2025)
  • MD: Minimum Wage Increase to $15/hour (Effective January 1, 2024)
  • MD: Delayed Implementation of Paid Family and Medical Leave (Effective October 24, 2024)
  • NJ: Employers of Minors must Register With the State (Effective June 1, 2023)
  • NY: Amendments to the NY WARN Act (Public comments on the proposed regulations will be received until May 30, 2023)
  • NY: DOL Finalizes its Model Sexual Harassment Policy and Provides Additional Resources for Employers
  • NY: Reminder: Expanded Lactation Accommodations (Effective June 7, 2023)
  • OR: New Minimum Wage Rates (Effective July 1, 2023)
  • VA: Restricts Use of Employees’ Social Security Number & Use of Workplace Agreements in Sexual Harassment Claims (Effective July 1, 2023)
  • VA: New Medical Donor Leave Law (Effective July 1, 2023)

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