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Briefs: Around the States

Magazine article HRMagazine

Briefs: Around the States

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For state workplace law developments, visit www.shrm.org/LegalIssues/StateandLocalResources.

HAWAII: MINIMUM WAGE TO INCREASE TO $10.10 IN FOUR STEPS BY 2018

Hawaii has enacted a new law that will gradually increase the state's current minimum wage of $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour over the next four years. The wage will increase to $7.75 on Jan. 1, 2015, $8.50 on Jan. 1, 2016, $9.25 on Jan. 1, 2017, and finally to $10.10 on Jan. 1, 2018. Hawaii is the third state to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, following Connecticut and Maryland.

FLORIDA: PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION BARRED UNDER CIVIL RIGHTS LAW

Florida's law barring sex discrimination in the workplace also protects female workers from pregnancy discrimination, the Supreme Court of Florida held, since pregnancy is a condition unique to only one sex. The vote was a 6-1 majority, following the reasoning of a lower Florida court in an unrelated case and at least two other states' high courts. …

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