May State and Local Updates - First Edition

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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 first edition of May updates, we're covering regulatory and legislative updates in leave and payroll, including the latest updates related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The highlighted states and areas include California, Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, North Dakota, and West Virginia.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • California Provides Required Notice for Food Sector Employees' Paid Sick Leave
  • Final Regulations on Tipped-Employee Required Information Issued by Maryland
  • New Jersey Again Amends Family Leave, Temporary Disability Laws to Expand COVID-19 Benefits
  • San Francisco, California, Enacts Emergency Leave Ordinance
  • Virginia Enacts Nondiscrimination Law With Leave Component


  • Wage Deduction Guidance During Pandemic Issued by Numerous States
  • Tax Relief for Nonresident Emergency Relief Workers in Colorado
  • Massachusetts Releases Guidance on Tax Implications of an Employee Working Remotely Due To the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Minnesota Announces Stance on Taxation of Employees Temporarily Working From Home Due To COVID-19
  • Nevada Releases Daily Overtime 2020 Annual Bulletin
  • North Dakota Declares No Nexus for Employees or Employers Teleworking Due To COVID-19
  • Pennsylvania Provides Guidance on Taxation of Employees Temporarily Telecommuting Due To Pandemic
  • Virginia to Increase Minimum Wage
  • Wisconsin Tax Law Conforms to Certain CARES Act Provisions
  • Charleston, West Virginia Provides Guidance on Employees Temporarily Teleworking

Download the first edition of the May issue here.