Multistate Guide to Benefits Law, 2021 Edition
Multistate Guide to Benefits Law is designed as a comprehensive practical reference for every benefits department. It enables benefits professionals to keep abreast of increasingly complex state rules that govern important benefits. The reader can readily locate information concerning one state’s treatment of a particular issue, or compare the required by several states by utilizing our easy-to-read chart format. The charts also provide citations to current state statutes, regulations, and other authority governing important benefits issues.
The 2021 Edition provides coverage of the following legislative and regulatory developments since the publication of the 2020 Mid-Year Supplement:
- The latest developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic response and relief provided by the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020.
- Colorado’s new Healthy Families and Workplaces Act, which provides for permanent compensated public health emergency leave as well as paid sick leave for employees.
- Recent developments in state regulation of health care benefits, including laws passed in 2020 because of COVID-19, such as expanded telemedicine mandates.
- Recent developments in health care reform, including the Supreme Court’s July 2020 decision in a controversial case involving employer-provided insurance coverage of contraceptives.
- Current state disability and unemployment insurance information, including taxable wage bases, employer contribution rates, and maximum/minimum weekly benefit amounts.
- Recent state legislation requiring paid family and medical leave for employees.
- A round-up of state laws prohibiting employers from discriminating against holders of medical marijuana licenses in hiring and employment.
- Current state workers’ compensation for calculating maximum/minimum weekly benefit amounts.
- Thoroughly updated tables and exhibits throughout the volume.
State Laws Included:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
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Previous Edition: Multistate Guide to Benefits Law, 2020 Edition ISBN 9781543818741¿