State and city-specific policies

Required employee handbook policies by state

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Employee handbook requirements by state

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June 2024

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  • Washington - Employers in Washington State are subject to an updated noncompete law that expands protections and limits the scope of non-compete agreements for employees, effective June 6, 2024.
  • New York - Effective June 19, 2024, all private employers in New York are required to provide 30 minutes of paid break time for employees to express breast milk at work. Employees can use any paid meal time if they need additional time.
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“For companies that have employees in multiple states, ensuring you have the most up-to-date state and city-specific policies is essential to keeping the company aligned and clear on what policies apply.”



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