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3 Strategies for Staying in Compliance with Wage & Paid Sick Leave Changes
Several states throughout the nation continue to experience significant change as it relates to employment. As of July 1, 2016, still more changes will be going into effect, and employers will need to be ready. These changes, affecting minimum wage and paid sick leave (PSL), can be expected to continue throughout the country.
In response to concern over the need for a living wage, State and municipalities are raising minimum wages and creating their own PSL laws. A great example is in Los Angeles where hotels are affected by both the LA Hospitality ordinance and a separate minimum wage ordinance. Keeping up with these changes can be tricky for employers, especially those with multiple locations throughout the state, or the nation. Here are a few best practices that may help employers stay compliant as it relates to managing these ongoing changes.
1. Subscribe to Free or Paid Legal Updates
With the frequency of changes that can happen at any time, and the vast number of locations to consider, it may be helpful to subscribe for free or paid legal updates. These updates will be sent to you with advance notice of what to be prepared for, such as informing leadership of the necessary wage increases, adjusting budgeting accordingly, scheduling payroll changes, and ordering minimum wage posters to be posted by the new effective date if posting requirements will be applicable. Receiving legal updates from trusted