While most people will not be sad to leave 2020 behind, employers across much of New York State will see an increase to their labor costs in 2021, even though much of the state is navigating recession-like conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
On December 16, 2020, the National Minimum Wage Commission (“CONASAMI” for its acronym in Spanish) announced that Mexico’s minimum wage would increase to $141.70 Mexican pesos per day, effective January 1, 2021.
El día 9 de diciembre de 2020, el Senado de la República aprobó la reforma a la Ley Federal del Trabajo (“LFT”) en materia de teletrabajo, misma que ya fue aprobada por la Cámara de Diputados el pasado martes, 08 de diciembre.
The DOL has announced that it plans to comply with a court order invalidating an interim final rule that implemented significant and immediate increases in prevailing wage rates for skilled foreign workers.
In a much-anticipated decision, a federal court on December 1, 2020, ruled in favor of business and university plaintiffs, setting aside two new interim final rules that would have instituted major changes to the H-1B program.
The Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources issued guidance discussing considerations for private sector employers when requesting an exemption from paying the Christmas Bonus after receiving COVID-19-related economic assistance.
This Insight provides a rates-only update that details scheduled state- and local-level wage increases throughout 2021 so employers can determine the minimum amount they must pay non-exempt, tipped, and certain exempt employees.
On November 10, 2020, Colorado’s Division of Labor Standards and Statistics published the final Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order Number 37 (COMPS Order 37), which takes effect on January 1, 2021.