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, local, and federal level. In this edition, we're covering regulatory and legislative updates in benefits, leave, payroll, and time and labor including the latest updates related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The highlighted states include Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, and Washington. It also includes information on AAP compliance, 1-9 documents, and IRS 2023 HSA and HDHP limits.

Topics Covered In This Issue

State/Territory/District:

  • Alabama Amends Law on Firearms in Employer Parking Lots
  • Alabama Requires Certain Employers to Provide Leave to Adoptive Parents
  • Arizona Expands Coverage of Sexual Harassment Law
  • California Issues Emergency Rule for CalSavers
  • California Amends COVID-19 Prevention Rules for Third Time
  • Colorado Amends Workers' Comp Notice Requirements
  • Delaware Enacts Paid Family Leave Program
  • Georgia Restricts Local Labor Law Mandates
  • Maryland Enacts Paid Family and Medical Leave Program
  • Oklahoma Legislation Allows Payroll Cards for Wage Payment
  • Oregon Law Establishes Overtime Threshold for Agricultural Workers
  • South Carolina Restricts COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
  • South Carolina to End Remote Work Tax Withholding Temporary Rules
  • Washington State Adds Bereavement Leave and Clarifies Postnatal Leave

Local

  • Berkeley, CA Announces Increase to Minimum Wage
  • Fremont, CA Minimum Wage to Increase on July 1, 2022
  • Malibu, CA Minimum Wage to Increase on July 1, 2022
  • Milpitas, CA Minimum Wage to Increase on July 1, 2022
  • San Francisco Announces Increase to Minimum Wage
  • Santa Monica, CA Minimum Wage to Increase on July 1, 2022

Federal

  • Federal Contractors Must Certify AAP Compliance by End of June
  • IRS Releases 2023 HSA and HDHP Limits
  • Policy Allowing Remote Inspection of I-9 Documents Extended

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