October State and Local Legislative Updates

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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 and payroll including the latest updates related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The highlighted states include California, Oregon, New York, Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Ohio, South Dakota, and Washington.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • California Amends Kin Care Sick Leave Law
  • California Expands Leave Time for Victims of Crime
  • Oregon Permanently Amends OFLA for COVID-19-Related School Closings
  • California's Sacramento County Passes Worker Protection Ordinance
  • New York City Amends ESSTA to Better Align with New York State PSL


  • Revised Regulations Released Regarding Connecticut Tip Credit Law
  • Maine Announces Minimum Wage and Other Threshold Changes for 2021
  • New Jersey Minimum Wage to Increase on January 1, 2021
  • Ohio Announces January 1, 2021 Minimum Wage
  • South Dakota Announces 2021 Minimum Wage
  • Washington State Announces 2021 Minimum Wage
  • San Diego, California, Announces 2021 Minimum Wage
  • Seattle, Washington, Announces 2021 Minimum Wage

Time & Labor:

  • California Enacts New Pay Data Reporting Requirement
  • California Meal and Rest Break Requirements for Employees Working Remotely

Download the October edition here.