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July 1, 2024: Are You Ready for These Employment Law Compliance Requirements?

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team

While the beginning of the year is typically jam-packed with new workplace compliance requirements, mid-year comes a close second. July 1 often serves as the kickoff date for new and amended employment laws and regulations. To help employers stay in compliance, we have provided a list of developments taking effect on or around July 1, 2024, organized by jurisdiction.

Key developments at the federal level increase employers' obligation to pay overtime and provide pregnancy accommodations. At the state and local levels, employers have new requirements related to retirement savings programs, discrimination, leaves of absence and workers' compensation. Review these developments below and make any needed updates to policies and procedures.

More than 50 compliance changes kick in around July 1, including 20+ minimum wage increases in seven states and the District of Columbia. Find a comprehensive overview of minimum wage rates across the US in our Minimum Wage Rates by State and Municipality 50-State Chart.