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Memorial Day – Bank closure: payroll schedule

ADP would like to remind you that Memorial Day, Monday May 30, 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 to pay ...

EEO-1 reporting deadline

The deadline for submitting an EEO-1 report for 2021 is May 17, 2022. The Details The EEO-1 is a report through which covered employers must submit demographic workforce data, including data by race/ethnicity, sex, and job categories, to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...

How to address poor hygiene in the workplace

Few situations are as uncomfortable for an employer as talking with an employee about their personal hygiene. Still, poor hygiene can have a negative effect on clients and co-workers, and hygiene concerns should be addressed carefully. The following are some guidelines for addressing personal ...

Student Loan Relief extended through Aug. 31, 2022

On April 6, 2022, President Biden announced an extension of the pause on student loan repayment through August 31, 2022. The Details: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) was signed into law on March 27, 2020. The CARES Act was the third stimulus ...

Alabama amends law on firearms in employer parking lots

Alabama has enacted legislation (House Bill 272) that amends the conditions under which employees are entitled to keep firearms in their cars while in their employer’s parking lot. House Bill 272 takes effect Jan. 1, 2023. The Details: Effective January 1, 2023, House Bill 272 amends the ...

California - Alameda minimum wage to increase on July 1, 2022

The City of Alameda, California has announced that the minimum wage for the city will increase. The Details:  Effective July 1, 2022, the minimum wage will increase from $15.00 per hour to $15.75 per hour. The minimum wage applies to all employers and employees who work two hours or more ...

California - Malibu minimum wage to increase on July 1, 2022

Malibu, California  has announced that the minimum wage for the City will increase. The Details: Effective July 1, 2022, the minimum wage will increase to $15.96 per hour for all employees.  The current minimum wage rate is $15.00 per hour.   Next Steps: As of July 1, 2022, ...

Maine requires payout of unused paid vacation effective Jan. 1, 2023

On April 7, 2022, Governor Mills of Maine signed into law H.P. 160, which requires employers to pay out all accrued, unused vacation at the time of separation.  This requirement becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2023. The Details:  Effective January 1, 2023, covered Maine employers must ...

New York City clarifies pay transparency law

The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) has released additional guidance on its pay transparency law, which takes effect on May 15, 2022. The Details NYCCHR has released a fact sheet that clarifies several aspects of its pay transparency law. Covered Employers The law ...

Oregon temporarily amends Equal Pay Act

Oregon has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 1514) that temporarily re-defines compensation under the state’s Equal Pay Act (the Act). Senate Bill 1514 is effective immediately and is scheduled to end on Sept. 28, 2022. Background: Under the Act, employers with one or more employees that ...

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