State and Local Updates July 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, time and labor, and tax credits including the latest updates related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The highlighted states include Colorado, New Hampshire, Tennessee, New Mexico, California, New Jersey, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Georgia.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • Colorado Enacts Paid Sick Leave Law
  • New Hampshire Governor Vetoes Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Bill
  • Tennessee Enacts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
  • Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Paid Leave Ordinance Effective Date Delayed Until October 1, 2020
  • Emergency Paid Sick Leave Enacted by San Mateo County, California
  • Oakland, California, Issues Emergency Paid Sick Leave Poster
  • San Francisco, California, Emergency Ordinance Provides Reemployment Rights and Other Protections
  • Santa Rosa, California, Enacts Emergency Paid Sick Leave


  • New Jersey Advises Regarding Wage Income Earned During COVID-19 Pandemic

Time & Labor:

  • Michigan Issues Guidance Regarding Employees Refusing to Return to Work
  • Guidance Released by Missouri Regarding Employees Returning to Work
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Announces Enforcement Date for Predictability Pay Ordinance
  • Sacramento, California, Enacts Worker Protection, Health, and Safety Act

Tax Credits:

  • Georgia Provides Relief for Taxpayers Claiming Jobs Credits

Download the July Issue here.