State and Local Updates Dec 2018

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Timely, topical insights on a variety of payroll and reporting issues.

Check out our new monthly Eye on Washington series that focuses on timely, topical insights on a variety of payroll and reporting issues at the state and local level. In our December issue, we're covering regulatory and legislative updates in benefits, leave, payroll, and time and labor. The highlighted states include Massachusetts, Illinois, Texas, Washington D.C., Michigan, New York, California, and Minnesota.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • Massachusetts Announces 2019 Parking and Transportation Limits


  • Massachusetts Launches Paid Family and Medical Leave Website
  • Northbrook and Wilmette Opt In to Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance
  • Court Rules Austin, Texas, Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Unconstitutional


  • District of Columbia Adopts New Requirements for Employers
  • Michigan Scales Back Minimum Wage Increase, Paid Leave Requirement
  • New York State Extends Wage Deduction Amendment Rules
  • Mountain View, California, Announces 2019 Minimum Wage
  • Oakland, California, Announces January 1, 2019 Minimum Wage
  • San Diego, California, Announces Increase to Minimum Wage
  • 2019 Minimum Wage Announced for Sunnyvale, California
  • St. Paul, Minnesota, Enacts Minimum Wage Ordinance

Time and Labor:

  • New York City Fair Workweek Law Subject to Legal Challenge

Download the December Issue here.