State and Local Updates Nov 2019

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

Check out our 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 November issue, we're covering regulatory and legislative updates in benefits, leave, and payroll. The highlighted states and areas include Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, New Mexico, Minnesota, Florida, New Jersey, Washington, and Guam.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • Arizona Supreme Court Denies Review of Decision Allowing Locals to Enact Benefits Ordinances


  • California Family Rights Act Amended for Flight Crews
  • Nevada Provides Further Guidance on Paid Leave
  • Governor Requests Texas Supreme Court Void Local Paid Sick Leave Laws
  • Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Amends Paid Leave Ordinance
  • Dallas, Texas, Updates Paid Sick Leave Front-Loading Guidance
  • Duluth, Minnesota, Provides Further Paid Sick Leave Guidance
  • San Antonio, Texas, Revises Paid Sick Leave Provisions


  • California Amends Final Pay Requirements for Two Types of Employees
  • California Increases Wage Payment Penalties
  • California Releases 2020 Minimum Earnings Thresholds
  • Florida Raises Minimum Wage Effective January 1, 2020
  • Guam to Increase Minimum Wage
  • New Jersey Minimum Wage to Increase on January 1, 2020
  • Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Announces 2020 Minimum Wage
  • City of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Announces 2020 Minimum Wage
  • Novato, California, Adopts Minimum Wage Ordinance
  • City of SeaTac, Washington, Announces 2020 Minimum Wage
  • Seattle, Washington, Announces 2020 Minimum Wage
  • Tacoma, Washington, Conforms to State Minimum Wage

Download the November Issue here.