May Legal Updates
If you’re an existing ComplianceHR client, you can access these updates and robust links to learn more about each of these changes through the PolicySmart™ solution.
The below list contains May 2023 Legal Updates, which have been added to the PolicySmart solution in the last month. To view developments taking effect this month, click here.
- OSHA and DOL Issue Final Rule on Procedures for Handling Retaliation Claims Under Taxpayer First Act
- Los Angeles, California Passes Fair Workweek Ordinance Applicable to Retailers–Now Includes Sample Policy
- California Issues CPRA Regulations
- New San Francisco Law Requires Supplemental Compensation During Military Leave–Now Includes Sample Policy
- Los Angeles Enacts Freelance Worker Protections Ordinance
- California Regulations Updated to Reflect New Agency Name and Recent Amendments to California Laws
- Colorado Requires Employers to Provide Notice of Available Tax Credits
- Colorado Amends Paid Family Leave Law
- Colorado Passes Rules Implementing Privacy Act
- Florida Allows Permitless Concealed Carry and Amends Employment-Related Provisions Accordingly
- Idaho Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
- Illinois Passes New Law Requiring Paid Leave–New Policy Forthcoming
- Iowa Passes Consumer Data Protection Law
- Kentucky Legalizes Medicinal Use of Cannabis
- Michigan Repeals Right-to-Work
- Michigan Adds Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression as Protected Categories–Includes Updated Policy
- New Mexico Passes Reproductive and Gender-Affirming Health Care Freedom Act
- New Mexico Amends Human Rights Act to Add Gender and Gender Identity as Protected Characteristics–Includes Updated Policy
- New York Passes Law on COVID-19 Vaccine Confidentiality
- North Dakota Expands Definition of Pregnancy for Pregnancy Accommodation Requirements–Includes Updated Policy
- Ohio Amends Law on Crime Victim Leave — Now Includes Updated Policy
- Oregon Suspends COVID-19-Related Rules
- Oregon Issues Final Paid Family and Medical Leave Rule on Employer Size
- South Dakota Amends Law on Electronic Delivery of Health Insurance Plan Documents
- Utah Enacts Law Restricting Use of Vaccination or Immunity Status in Employment Decisions
- Utah Amends Law on Veterans Hiring Preference
- Utah Enacts Law Allowing Employers to Obtain Workplace Violence Protective Orders
- New Utah Law Allows Portable Benefit Plans
- Utah Amends Background Check Law on Juvenile Delinquency Records
- Virginia Provides Employees with Certain Tort Liability Immunity
- Virginia Amends Law on Nondisclosure, Nondisparagement and Confidentiality Provisions in Agreements
- New Virginia Law Prohibits Employer Use of Social Security Numbers
- West Virginia Amends Law on Use of Mobile Devices While Driving–Includes Updated Policy
- West Virginia Amends Workers Compensation Law, Addressing Reinstatement
- Wyoming Passes Law Prohibiting Most Abortions
Developments Taking Effect This Month
To help keep you on track, below is a reminder of previously enacted laws taking effect in May 2023.
- New Utah Law Allows Portable Benefit Plans (effective 05/03/23)
- Utah Amends Law on Veterans Hiring Preference (effective 05/03/23)
- Utah Enacts Law Restricting Use of Vaccination or Immunity Status in Employment Decisions (effective 05/03/23)
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