April 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, payroll, and time and labor including the latest updates related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The highlighted states include Kentucky, New Mexico, New York, Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Rhode Island, South Carolina, West Virginia, Illinois, and New Jersey.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • Kentucky Provides Leave to Adoptive Parents
  • New Mexico Enacts Paid Sick Leave Bill
  • New York State Provides Further Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine Paid Leave
  • Federal District Court Rules State Laws Preempt Dallas, Texas, Paid Sick Leave Law
  • Virginia Requires Paid Sick Leave for Home Health Workers
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Enacts New COVID-19 Leave


  • Delaware Releases Guidance on Treatment of Wages From Remote Work in 2020
  • New Mexico Amends Minimum Wage Law
  • Rhode Island Teleworking Regulations Extended One More Time
  • South Carolina Once Again Extends Nexus Relief for Employees Telecommuting During COVID-19
  • Virginia Enacts Overtime Pay Law
  • West Virginia Enacts Teleworking Legislation

Time & Labor:

  • Illinois To Require Equal Pay Reports
  • New Jersey DOL Releases Guidance on Employers Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines

Download the April edition here.