Looking back at 2022, it’s hard to imagine we posted about 120 times on Employment Law News… and still didn’t cover everything.
But that’s the nature of employment law these days. The tide of new and updating laws continues to flow, from updated labor law posters to indexed minimum wage rates and new paid leave laws.
Still, it’s worth looking back at some of our more popular blogs from 2022. (And you will see some themes emerge.)
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California is always a challenge for employment law compliance management. And with so many cities setting their own minimum wage rates in recent years, it makes sense that employers wanted to keep up.
Guide: Jan. 1, 2023, County and City Minimum Wage Rates
States with hair discrimination laws continue to grow across the U.S.
A few years ago, a coalition began pushing lawmakers to create legislation that prohibits employers from discrimination based on hairstyles — typically those associated with African Americans.
See which states have passed CROWN Act laws in our blog from September 2022.
Hawaii took a major step regarding minimum wage this year, passing a law to eventually bring the state’s rate to $18.
Find out its increase schedule and other details of the law, including a complicated method for paying tipped employees.
Another minimum wage blog comes it at No. 7 on our list.
Denver officials in August 2022 announced the 2023 increase, which will for the first time goes up based on the applicable Consumer Price Index.
Canada’s 10 provinces and three territories all have their own rates.
While minimum wage rates in U.S. states, counties and cities often update on Jan. 1 or July 1 each year, Canada minimum wage increases are on a slightly different schedule.
Learn more in our recently updated blog.
Minimum Wage Management. Simplified.
Labor law posters for remote employees? It’s only one of many compliance concerns with the new work environment these days.
And employers should remember labor law poster compliance for their remote and hybrid workers.
Tip Sheet: Digital Labor Law Posters – 5 Steps to Avoid Noncompliance
California minimum wage comes up again.
This post provides a more comprehensive rundown, including the big change in the state rate for 2023.
As workers and lawmakers continue to push for enhanced employee rights, pay transparency laws are becoming more common.
Recently enacted legislation has put a new spotlight on these laws, including our No. 2 post from 2022.
While we reported on the delay in New York City’s pay transparency ordinance, the original post still garnered more attention.
Check it out for a rundown of the law, including some social media chatter about the philosophy behind pay transparency legislation.
Finally, we have a common question for folks in the employment law world.
We’ve got the answer, along with updated information for 2023.
In the year ahead, GovDocs will continue to bring you blogs on the latest developments in employment law. Here’s to a happy and healthy 2023!