On August 16, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a landmark decision, Williams v. Kincaid, finding that the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act protect individuals with gender dysphoria.
On July 21, 2022, Ontario amended a regulation to extend the availability of Paid Infectious Disease Leave (Paid IDEL) until March 31, 2023. Prior to this extension, Paid IDEL was scheduled to expire on July 30, 2022.
A Michigan judge has held that the state legislature violated the Michigan Constitution in 2018 when, during a lame-duck session, it overhauled revisions to Michigan’s minimum wage and tip law and newly created paid sick and safe time law.
On June 20, 2022, Puerto Rico’s governor approved Act 41-2022, which includes a series of amendments to Puerto Rico’s Act 4-2017, better known as the Labor Transformation and Flexibility Act (LTFA), and other employment legislation.
Colorado’s Department of Labor and Employment has published a revised version of its Interpretive Notice & Formal Opinion (INFO) #6B regarding the Healthy Families and Workplaces Act, the state’s paid sick leave law that first took effect in 2020.