Many local minimum wages increases are set to take effect across California on July 1, 2021. To assure continued compliance with applicable wage and hour laws, employers must be complaint by the July 1st effective date. Here are a few tips to get you up-to-speed:

On June 25, 2021, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law SB21-087, a bill that includes a host of sweeping agriculture labor law reforms. 

Styled by sponsors Senators Jessie Danielson and Dominick Moreno as establishing an “Agricultural Workers’ Bill of Rights,” the new law provides overtime and meal and rest periods for agricultural employees. It also prohibits the use of the short-handled hoe – an implement that has been banned in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.  

While many COVID-19 requirements are changing, others remain the same. Below are a few important reminders of statewide mandates that – for the foreseeable future – remain in effect.

California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) law remains in effect until September 30, 2021. As a reminder, employees are entitled to SPSL when an employee is:

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