Most state legislatures are back in session, and they are poised to address a wide range of labor and employment issues this year. Since January 1, 2017, more than 500 employment-related bills have been proposed in more than 40 states.
In this article, we briefly recap legislative developments surrounding local and state minimum wage measures this month and forecast some of the minimum wage and overtime changes employers may see this year.
The January edition of the Insider Report reviews what federal agencies accomplished in the final weeks of 2016, discusses state and municipal laws that advanced in December, and previews what the 115th Congress has in store for 2017.
This edition of the Insider Report discusses efforts to block controversial regulations, highlights state and local ballot initiatives that succeeded on Election Day, and explains how the Trump Administration will attempt to “repeal and replace” the ACA.
The November edition turns a spotlight on recent developments in the gig economy, discusses notable state and municipal bills and ordinances that advanced in October, and highlights federal agency activity in the weeks leading up to Election Day.
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The August edition of the Insider Report compares the Democratic and Republican Party platforms, highlights recently enacted state legislation, and discusses new ballot initiatives that will be in the hands of voters on November 8.