On November 23, 2020, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing issued additional guidance for employers regarding their requirement to file employee compensation data with the state beginning in March of next year.
We continue to monitor changes in the Trump administration’s handling of ongoing agency immigration reforms through the end of 2020 and into early 2021 that may impact employers’ ability to sponsor foreign workers on visas.
On November 19, 2020, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted unanimously to pass the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulation.
On November 10, 2020, Colorado’s Division of Labor Standards and Statistics published the final Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order Number 37 (COMPS Order 37), which takes effect on January 1, 2021.
On November 10, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) issued its final Equal Pay Transparency (EPT) Rules implementing Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, which goes into effect January 1, 2021.
On November 11, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill amending the NY WARN Act by substantially expanding the list of governmental entities that must receive advance notice of a WARN-triggering event.