The new calendar year always rings in some employment law changes, and 2021 is no different. This year, many states have enacted changes in employee leave policies; ended or extended some temporary exemptions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic; and taken steps to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.
Here are some of the major changes we’re following. All these employment law changes are effective Jan. 1, 2021 unless otherwise noted.
Federal employment law changes in 2021
There are three employment law changes at the federal level that may affect your organization.
The minimum wage