July 2023: 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 various payroll and reporting issues at the state, local, and federal levels. This edition covers regulatory and legislative updates in benefits, leave, payroll, and time and labor.

The highlighted states and areas include Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Texas, and Washington.

It also provides federal updates on EEO-1 reporting and the U.S. Supreme Court clarifying the right to religious accommodations.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • Alaska Updates Regulations on Board and Lodging Deductions
  • Arkansas Bans Hairstyle Discrimination
  • Colorado Expands Non-Discrimination Law
  • Colorado Amends Pay and Opportunity Transparency Rules
  • Colorado Expands Paid Sick Leave
  • Colorado Prohibits Age-Related Inquiries
  • Georgia Amends Rules for Time Off for Voting
  • Hawaii to Require that Job Listings Disclose Pay Information
  • Louisiana Requires Leave for Genetic Testing and Cancer Screening
  • Michigan Bans Hairstyle Discrimination
  • Michigan Further Expands Non-Discrimination Law
  • Minnesota Creates State-Run Retirement Plan
  • Minnesota to Establish Paid Family and Medical Leave Program
  • Minnesota to Require Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave
  • Minnesota's New Cannabis Law Includes Off-Duty Protections
  • Minnesota Bars Mandatory Employer Meetings on Religious or Political Matters
  • Texas Blocks Local Paid Sick Leave Ordinances
  • State of Washington Issues Final Rule on Outdoor Heat Exposure
  • State of Washington Prohibits Employers from Searching Employee Vehicles


  • New York City Delays Implementation of Minimum Wage for Delivery Workers


  • EEO-1 Reporting Expected to Begin in Fall for Covered Employers
  • U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Right to Religious Accommodations

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