|June 30||End of Q2|
– Remind employees to take advantage of any eligible voluntary benefits
New Employment Laws
40+ new employment laws take effect July 1 at the state and local levels. Companies must comply with employment laws in jurisdictions where the remote employees live. A comprehensive list can be found here: XperHR – State Labor Law Changes eff. 7.1.2022.
3 states, Connecticut, Nevada, and Oregon, and over 20 US jurisdictions, the District of Columbia; Montgomery County, MD; Chicago and Cook County, IL; St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN; Portland, OR; and 10+ localities in CA, will incur minimum wage increases. CT’s recreational marijuana law’s employment-related provisions occur July 1, where employers can prohibit possession and use of marijuana and conduct testing. CT also has new posting and notice requirements starting July 1.