Latest employment policy updates

We are continually updating and expanding the SixFifty Employee Handbook and Policy Library to reflect the latest federal and state law requirements and emerging best practices. See a snippet of our latest updates below.

November 2022

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  • California passed SB 523.  Our EEO policy has been updated accordingly.

  • Colorado’s new paid FMLA program begins. Our Colorado FMLA policy will be updated close to the effective date of the law.

October 2022
  • California passed AB 1949, which requires employers with 5 or more employees to provide up to five days of unpaid bereavement leave for employees to take within three months of the death of a family member.

  • California passed AB 1041, which expands the categories of individuals for whom employees can take leave under the California Family Rights Act to include a “designated person.”

  • California passed SB 1044, which prohibits employers from punishing workers for leaving work or refusing to report to work during an “emergency condition.” Employers may not restrict employees’ access to their mobile devices to seek emergency assistance, assess the safety of a situation, or communicate with a person to verify their safety.

  • California passed AB 2188, which prohibits adverse employment actions based on an employee’s off the job and away from the workplace marijuana use. The law also prohibits the use of pre-employment drug testing for “non-psychoactive cannabis metabolites.” The law is effective January 1, 2024.

  • Our Sexual Harassment Policy has been updated with Chicago, Illinois and Rhode Island specific language and contact information.

  • Our Handbook Introduction has been updated with a South Carolina specific acknowledgment that the handbook does not create an implied or express employee contract.

September 2022

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