Georgia Employment Law Updates

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October 2016

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September 2016

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August 2016

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July 2016

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June 2016

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May 2016

May 3 – Governor Deal signed a law establishing that franchisees and their employees cannot be found to be employees of franchisors

On May 3, 2016, Governor Deal signed a law establishing that franchisees and their employees cannot be found to be employees of franchisors, except in certain situations involving workers’ compensation claims.

The law goes into effect on July 1, 2016

For more information, read Georgia Senate Bill 277.

April 2016

April 26 – Governor Deal signed a law extending the employment protections of National Guard members

On April 26, 2016, Governor Deal signed a law extending employment protections for National Guard members who are called into service to include members of National Guard members of states other than Georgia.

The law goes into effect July 1, 2016.

For more information, read Georgia House Bill 831.

March 2016

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February 2016

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January 2016

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