July 2022: Detailed Look at State, Local and Federal 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, 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 and areas include California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, New York, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. It also includes information on employer considerations for the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • Colorado Requires Notice Before Certain Deductions from Wages
  • Connecticut Expands Voting Leave Requirement
  • Supreme Court Rules California Employers Can Force Arbitration of Individual PAGA Claims
  • Hawaii Enacts Minimum Wage Legislation
  • Louisiana Prohibits Hairstyle Discrimination
  • Maine Prohibits Hairstyle Discrimination
  • State of New York Expands Protections Against Domestic Violence Discrimination
  • Puerto Rico Revises Labor Laws
  • Rhode Island Adds Employment Protections for Recreational Marijuana Users
  • South Carolina Clarifies Employer Unemployment Requirements
  • Tennessee Enacts Shared Work Program
  • Tennessee Extends Time to File a Discrimination Claim
  • Tennessee Prohibits Hairstyle Discrimination
  • Utah Restricts Usage of Genetic Information
  • Vermont Issues Tax Guidance for Relocated and Remote Workers
  • Virginia Clarifies Religious Protections
  • West Virginia Issues Final Rule on Child Labor Form for 14-and 15-Year-Olds


  • Chicago Requires Sexual Harassment Policy, Training and Poster
  • San Francisco Amends Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance


  • Roe v. Wade Overturned: Employer Considerations

Download the July edition here.