Upcoming Legal Changes in MSEC’s Service Area

Below is a listing of legal changes occurring between now and July 2017 in MSEC’s 17-state service area. For more information, contact your MSEC representative.

San Diego Paid Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Amendments Take Effect September 2, 2016
Berkeley, California, Minimum Wage to Increase to $12.53 per Hour October 1, 2016
Oklahoma Adds Seasonal Employment Provision to Unemployment Benefits Law November 1, 2016
Oklahoma Franchisor Protection Rule Takes Effect November 1, 2016
Minimum Salary for Most Overtime-Exempt Employees Rises to $47,476 December 1, 2016
Sunnyvale, California, Minimum Wage Increases to $13.00 January 1, 2017
Colorado Allows Employee Inspection of Personnel Files January 1, 2017
San Francisco Paid Sick Leave Amendments Take Effect January 1, 2017
EEOC Final Rules on Wellness Programs, ADA, and GINA Take Effect January 1, 2017
Seattle Labor Law Penalties Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
San Francisco Paid Family Leave Applies to Employers With 50 or More Employees January 1, 2017
Mountain View, California, Minimum Wage Increases to $13.00 January 1, 2017
El Cerrito, California, Minimum Wage Increases to $12.25 January 1, 2017
California Minimum Wage Increases to $10.50 for Large Employers January 1, 2017
Las Cruces, New Mexico, Minimum Wage to Increase to $9.20 per Hour January 1, 2017
Richmond, California, Minimum Wage to Increase to $12.30 per Hour January 1, 2017
San Diego Minimum Wage Increases to $11.50 per Hour January 1, 2017
San Jose, California, Minimum Wage to Be Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
Arizona Minimum Wage to Be Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
Colorado Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
Montana Minimum Wage to Be Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
Oregon Minimum Wage to Be Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
Washington Minimum Wage to Be Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
Personal Attendants No Longer Eligible for Overtime Under California Law January 1, 2017
Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Minimum Wage to Be Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
Seattle Minimum Wage to Increase January 1, 2017
South Dakota Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
Oakland, California, Minimum Wage Is Adjusted for Inflation January 1, 2017
IRS to Stop Issuing Off-Cycle Qualified Retirement Plan Determination Letters January 1, 2017
Federal Contractors Required to Provide Paid Sick Leave January 1, 2017
California Lowers Payroll Tax Electronic Filing/Payment Threshold for Employers With 10+ Employees January 1, 2017
Tacoma, Washington, Minimum Wage Increases to $11.15 January 1, 2017
Sacramento, California, Minimum Wage Takes Effect at $10.50 for Large Employers January 1, 2017
Spokane, Washington, Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect January 1, 2017
ACA Market Reform Final Regulations Take Effect January 1, 2017
Santa Fe County, New Mexico, Minimum Wage to Be Adjusted for Inflation March 1, 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico, Minimum Wage to Be Adjusted for Inflation March 1, 2017
Seattle Allows Private Right of Action Against Smaller Employers April 1, 2017
New York Requires Payroll Deductions for Paid Family Leave June 1, 2017
OSHA Electronic Reporting Begins for Covered Industry Employers with 250 or More Employees and for Certain High-Risk Industry Employers with 20 to 249 Employees July 1, 2017
San Francisco Paid Family Leave Applies to Employers With 35 or More Employees July 1, 2017
Portland, Oregon, Minimum Wage Increases to $11.25 July 1, 2017
Los Angeles Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Takes Effect for Smaller Employers July 1, 2017
Pasadena, California, Minimum Wage for Smaller Employers Takes Effect at $10.50 July 1, 2017
Pasadena, California, Minimum Wage for Larger Employers Increases to $12.00 July 1, 2017
Nevada Minimum Wage May Be Adjusted for Inflation July 1, 2017
San Francisco Minimum Wage to Increase to $14.00 per Hour July 1, 2017
Emeryville, California, Minimum Wage to Increase July 1, 2017
Los Angeles Minimum Wage to Increase to $12.00 July 1, 2017
Los Angeles County Minimum Wage Increases to $12.00 July 1, 2017
Oregon Minimum Wage Increases to $10.25 ($10.00 for Rural Counties) July 1, 2017