On August 8, 2023, the Office of Strategic Enforcement and Compliance (OSEC) within the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development launched The WALL – the Workplace Accountability in Labor List.
We’re moving to a new online payment platform, which includes an option for customers to include tips in varying amounts. We’re new to dealing with tips, and not sure how this will impact our pay practices. Who do the tips go to?
Oregon Governor Tina Kotek recently signed into law a bill that will extend civil rights, discrimination, and harassment workplace protections to participants in registered apprenticeship programs and certain private-sector on-the-job training programs.
On August 1, 2023, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, which may be used now but must be used for all new hires and rehires starting November 1, 2023.
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada revised its guideline, Privacy in the Workplace, which addresses employee rights and workplace obligations with respect to employee personal information under federal privacy legislation.
On August 8, 2023, the Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law Act No. 85-2023, effective immediately. The statute amends Puerto Rico’s Workers’ Compensation Act by further incentivizing safe workplaces.