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Labor Day holiday payroll calendar and bank holiday

ADP would like to remind you that Labor Day, Monday September 05, 2022 is a bank holiday. The Federal Reserve will be closed as will ADP’s offices.  To ensure timely employee direct deposits we recommend you accept and approve your payroll 48 business hours prior ...

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

On Aug. 16, 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (HR 5376) was signed into law. The Act includes several tax changes, such as a "book-income" corporate alternative minimum tax, enhanced research credit against payroll tax for small businesses, a one percent excise tax on stock ...

California announces Jan. 1, 2023 minimum wage

The California Department of Finance has announced that the minimum wage will increase to $15.50 per hour for all employees effective Jan. 1, 2023.    The Details: Under California law, once the minimum wage reached $15.00 per hour, the Director of Finance  on or before August 1 ...

Florida - Federal judge blocks Florida law limiting workplace bias trainings

A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction blocking a Florida law that prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from subjecting an individual to training that endorses certain concepts about discrimination. The Details: Earlier this year, Florida enacted House Bill 7, which took ...

Massachusetts bans hairstyle discrimination

Massachusetts has enacted House Bill 4554 that expressly prohibits discrimination against individuals based on traits associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type, hair length and protective hairstyles. House Bill 4554 takes effect Oct. 24, 2022. The Details: Existing ...

New Jersey - Jersey City requires pay transparency

Jersey City, New Jersey, has passed an ordinance that calls for pay transparency and reinforces the state’s ban on salary history inquiries. The Ordinance is effective immediately. Background: New Jersey law prohibits employers from asking about an applicant’s salary history or ...

New Jersey amends child labor laws

New Jersey has enacted legislation (Assembly Bill 4222), which amends its child labor laws. Assembly Bill 4222 is effective immediately. Background: Under New Jersey law, minors may: Work in certain occupations during the school year if they: Work up to five continuous hours, ...

New York adds protections against sexual harassment and retaliation (Updated)

Updated: New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced the launch of the new confidential hotline (1-800-HARASS-3 (1-800-427-2773)), available for issues involving workplace sexual harassment.   ...

New York launches health care worker bonus program

New York State has authorized bonuses for eligible health care and mental hygiene workers. Employer claims for the first wave of eligible employees are due by Sept. 2, 2022. The Program: New York State has announced a Health Care Worker Bonus Program (the Program) that will use funds ...

Puerto Rico enacts new law on remote workers of out-of-state employers

The Governor of Puerto Rico has signed into law Act 52-2022  (the “Act”) stipulating that beginning after Dec. 31, 2021, out-of-state businesses with remote workers in Puerto Rico will not be considered “engaged in industry or business in Puerto Rico.” The ...

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