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June 14, 2022

New York State Legislature Seeks to Regulate Work-Related “Quotas” for Warehouse Workers

On June 3, 2022, the New York Legislature passed Senate Bill 8922, the Warehouse Worker Protection Act (WWPA), which if signed into law, would significantly further regulate the working conditions of warehouse workers in New York State.

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June 9, 2022

New Obligations for Frontline Sector Employers through Minnesota’s Frontline Worker Pay Program

A new law authorizes bonus payments to Minnesotans who worked in frontline sectors during the COVID-19 emergency - and requires covered employers to provide notice to workers by June 23, 2022.

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June 3, 2022

U.S. Minimum Wage, Tipped, and Exempt Employee Pay Increases Will Heat Up This Summer (And Possibly Other Seasons)

Minimum wage laws can affect businesses of all sizes, whether operating nationwide, in multiple jurisdictions, or only in one state, county, or city.

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March 10, 2022

Light at the End of the Tunnel: Puerto Rico Government Eliminates Most COVID-19 Restrictions

Puerto Rico Governor Pierluisi has issued Executive Order 2022-019, drastically changing previously issued COVID-19 measures and guidelines by eliminating most requirements regarding masks, capacity limits and vaccination mandates.

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March 3, 2022

Decreasing Prospects for Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage to $15

The centerpiece of the Biden administration’s labor and jobs agenda is an increase in the federal hourly minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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February 17, 2022

Booster Mandates for Puerto Rico Employees and Additional COVID-19 Measures

Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi has issued three news executive orders revising travelers’ declaration requirements, relaxing COVID-19 restrictions and providing for additional vaccine booster mandates for certain employees.

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February 14, 2022

The Fashion Industry Meets Human Rights Due Diligence: New York’s Proposed “Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act”

In January 2022, the New York State Senate introduced a bill that seeks to impose significant human rights and environmental due diligence and disclosure obligations on fashion retail sellers and manufacturers operating in the state of New York.

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February 11, 2022

Drop the Mask: NY No Longer Requires Proof of Vaccination or Masks for Most Businesses, but Employers’ Obligations May Not End There

On February 9, 2022, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the state is largely discontinuing the mandate that businesses require proof of vaccination or masks to enter the premises.

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December 23, 2021

New Year, New Rules: Chicago Will Require Proof of Vaccination to Enter Most Public Establishments as of January 3, 2022

On December 21, 2021, Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued Public Health Order 2021-2, a vaccine mandate for certain public accommodations that is meant to help curb the spread of COVID-19 as the Omicron variant continues to surge.

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December 16, 2021

Vax Up, Speak Up, or Stay Home: New York City Issues New Guidance on Vaccination Mandates for Private Workplaces and the Key to NYC Pass

On December 15, 2021, New York City published guidance and FAQs on its vaccine mandate Separately, Mayor de Blasio issued a revised emergency order expanding the Key to NYC Pass.

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