State and Local Updates June 2020

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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 this edition, we're covering regulatory and legislative updates in leave, payroll, and time and labor, including the latest updates related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The highlighted states and areas include Minnesota, New York, Texas, Washington, Illinois, District of Columbia, California, Maryland, Nevada, Oregon, Iowa, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Vermont.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Minneapolis Paid Sick Time Law
  • New York Provides Guidance on COVID-19 Paid Leave for Health-Care Workers
  • Supreme Court of Texas Rejects Austin Paid Sick Leave Appeal
  • Washington State Extends Proclamation Protecting COVID-19 High-Risk Employees
  • Chicago, Illinois, Amends Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
  • District of Columbia Amends Emergency Paid Leave Amendments
  • District of Columbia Enacts Paid Voting Leave Act
  • Long Beach, California, Enacts Supplemental Paid Sick Leave
  • Seattle, Washington, Enacts Ordinance Providing COVID-19 Paid Sick-and-Safe-Time for Gig Workers


  • July 1, 2020, Minimum Wage Increases Reminder
  • Illinois Issues Guidance Regarding Teleworking Withholding Requirements
  • Iowa Provides Temporary Telecommuting Guidance
  • Minnesota Amends Limitation on Wage Garnishments
  • Rhode Island Issues Withholding-Tax Guidance for Working Remotely Amid Pandemic
  • South Carolina Provides Tax Withholding Guidance for Employees Telecommuting During COVID-19
  • Vermont Provides Guidance Regarding Teleworking Employees

Time & Labor:

  • Maryland Amends Reduction in Operations Notice Requirements
  • Chicago, Illinois, Provides More Guidance on Upcoming Predictive Scheduling Ordinance

Download the June issue here.