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March 24, 2020

Virginia Places Temporary Restrictions on Businesses within the Commonwealth and Closes K-12 Schools for the Remainder of the School Year

On March 23, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 53, which places restrictions on the operation of nonessential retail businesses from 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020 through 11:59 p.m., Thursday, April 23, 2020.

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March 18, 2020

Puerto Rico Agencies Issue Guidance Clarifying Executive Order on COVID-19 Shutdown and Curfew Measures

Various agencies in Puerto Rico have issued guidance to clarify provisions in the recent Executive Order enacted to facilitate the private and public closings necessary to combat the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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March 11, 2020

Colorado Emergency Rule Requires Up to 4 Paid Sick Leave Days for Employees with Flu-Like Symptoms Who Are Tested for COVID-19

On March 11, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment issued emergency rules that require certain employers to provide paid sick leave for employees with flu-like symptoms who are being tested for COVID-19, effective immediately.

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March 6, 2020

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage, Tip, and Overtime Developments (February Edition)

Hey, do you want to read an article not about COVID-19? Well, you are in luck, because in this virus-free issue of Wage Watch, we discuss only developments concerning the minimum wage, tips, and overtime that occurred in the last few weeks.

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March 3, 2020

Preemption’s Silver Lining: The NLRA Offers California Tribes a Shield Against State Labor Protections

The Ninth Circuit recently decided that Congress, not California, has the paramount authority to regulate labor relations in Indian Country, and that the National Labor Relations Act applies to tribal casinos.

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February 4, 2020

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage, Tip, and Overtime Developments (January Edition)

If January's minimum wage, tip, and overtime developments forecast what employers should expect throughout the remainder of the year, it could be a challenging 2020.

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February 3, 2020

Eagerly Anticipated Guidance on Illinois’ Sexual Harassment Prevention and Training Requirements Released

The Illinois Department of Human Rights has answered the call for clarity and provided guidance on the sexual harassment prevention measures necessitated by the Workplace Transparency Act, which amended the Illinois Human Rights Act.

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January 27, 2020

New Mexico Supreme Court Holds Tribal Casino Immune from Workers’ Compensation Claims

The New Mexico Supreme Court has held that a tribe does not waive its sovereign immunity to workers’ compensation claims merely by committing in a tribal gaming compact to establish a workers’ compensation program.

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January 15, 2020

Connecticut’s New Restaurant Wage Law Codifies “80/20 Rule” for Tipped Employees

Connecticut has enacted legislation that attempts to clarify how restaurants and other hospitality industry employers must pay workers who receive tips in customer service jobs that also require untipped work.

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January 2, 2020

New York Governor Orders Elimination of the Tip Credit for Employers Subject to the Minimum Wage Order for Miscellaneous Industries and Occupations

The NYDOL finally issued its long-awaited report over the New Year's break and concluded that the tip credit should be eliminated for all employers subject to the provisions of the Minimum Wage Order for Miscellaneous Industries and Occupations.

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