Seattle, Washington’s Office of Labor Standards revised its rules concerning the Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance. The rules, like the ordinance, were amended to better align with the state paid sick leave law, which took effect January 1.
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.
In this podcast, Bruce Sarchet and Corinn Jackson, both with Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute, consider the compliance twists and turns of California’s salary history ban, which took effect on January 1, 2018.
A recent NLRB decision does not merely approve rules prohibiting workplace rudeness or requiring courtesy as a general matter; it also reflects a new perspective on rules such as those regulating coworker harassment, disparagement, and cooperation.