February 2024: 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 California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, New Mexico, New York, and Pennsylvania.

It also provides information on the latest minimum wage announcements, industry-specific guidance on expanded protections for nursing employees, and proposed legislation that would limit further Employee Retention Credit claims.

Topics Covered In This Issue


  • California Updates Guidance & Resources for Pay Data Reporting, Opens Portal
  • Colorado Provides Guidance on Amended Pay Transparency Rules
  • District of Columbia to Require Job Listings That Disclose Pay Information
  • Pennsylvania Adds Employer Background Screening and Hiring Protections


  • New York City Increases Employee Earned Safe and Sick Time Protections
  • Philadelphia Updates Employer Background Screening Requirements

Minimum Wage

  • Minimum Wage Announcements 1/16/24 – 2/15/24


  • Industry-Specific Guidance on Expanded Protections for Nursing Employees
  • Proposed Legislation Would Limit Further Employee Retention Credit Claims

Download the February edition PDF.