Residents of the District Columbia voted to approve Initiative 77, which will incrementally phase out the “tip credit” that many employers use as an offset towards their minimum wage obligations to employees who also earn tips.
On June 12, 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry submitted a proposed rulemaking package that would update the Executive, Administrative and Professional exemptions to state minimum wage and overtime requirements.
State laws and local ordinances routinely take effect after the first of the year. This article discusses key labor and employment laws and ordinances that will become operative during the latter half of 2018.
Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed Public Act No. 18-8, “An Act Concerning Pay Equity,” into law on May 22, 2018, making Connecticut the sixth state to prohibit employers from asking applicants about salary history.