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April 17, 2018

IRS Issues FAQs on Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit

The IRS has issued FAQs to provide guidance to employers relating to portions of the newly enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that created the Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax Credit.

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April 17, 2018

Washington State Amends Domestic Violence Leave Law

Effective June 7, 2018, Washington State amended its domestic violence leave law to require employers to provide reasonable safety accommodations. The amendments also prohibit discrimination and retaliation based on actual or perceived victim status.

WPI Report
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April 2, 2018

WPI State of the States: Pay Equity, Sexual Harassment Continue to Drive State Bills

While the surge of state-level legislation introduced in the first quarter of 2018 has waned, some significant labor and employment bills are advancing through their legislative chambers.

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March 27, 2018

Still "Open for Business" – New Wisconsin Legislation to Preempt Most Local Employment Ordinances

Wisconsin is about to join the list of over a dozen states that have taken action to preempt local governments from passing labor and employment ordinances.

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March 21, 2018

Puerto Rico Governor Announces Proposed Plan to Revamp the Labor Force

On March 21, 2018, the Governor of Puerto Rico announced his “Initiative to Reform the Labor Force,” with the express goal of increasing the employment rate.

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February 16, 2018

Does Anything Good Happen After Midnight? Austin, Texas Adopts Paid Sick Leave

At approximately 1:00 a.m. CST on February 16, 2018, the Austin, Texas City Council approved an ordinance establishing a paid sick leave requirement that will apply to all private employers located within the City.

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February 8, 2018

Reminder: Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Goes into Effect April 1, 2018

The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act goes into effect on April 1, 2018. This new law requires employers with six or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees.

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February 2, 2018

New Act in Puerto Rico Establishes a Special Paid Leave for Employees Suffering from Catastrophic Illnesses

The Governor of Puerto Rico recently signed into law Act No. 28 (“Act 28”), entitling all employees, including temporary employees, with up to six days of paid leave per year if they suffer from a “catastrophic illness.”

Insight
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February 1, 2018

How Can Employers Compete with this Sporting Trifecta? The Super Bowl, Olympics, and March Madness Approach

Employers might want to think ahead about how to handle common workplace issues that can arise during popular sporting events.

WPI Report
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February 1, 2018

WPI State of the States: State Legislatures are Back in Business

The majority of state legislatures are back in session, wasting no time considering new labor and employment measures. More than 600 state and local bills governing workplace issues were introduced or actively evaluated in January.

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