Georgia Employment and Labor Law Updates 2021


December

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


November

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


October

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


September

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


August

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


July

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


June

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


May

Juvenile Code and Domestic Relations

Bill

Senate Bill 28

Summary

Relates to the Juvenile Code, domestic relations, and child abuse records, respectively, so as to strengthen, clarify, and update provisions relating to the protection of children; requires annual training for juvenile court intake officers; provides for the consideration of evidence; includes hearsay evidence, in certain juvenile proceedings; revises provisions relative to the Juvenile Code and the reporting of child abuse; revises the definition of sexual exploitation in various statutes.

Enacted

05/03/2021

Effective Date

01/01/2021

Topics

Training


Public Officers And Employees

Bill

House Bill 146

Summary

Relates to general provisions regarding personnel administration, so as to provide for paid parental leave for eligible state employees and eligible local board of education employees; provides for definitions; provides for eligibility; provides for terms and conditions; provides for certain prohibitions; provides for rules; provides for related matters; repeals conflicting laws.

Enacted

05/05/2021

Effective Date

07/01/2021

Topics

Adopted; Child; Foster; Government; Bonding; Parental; Boards_of_Education


Department of Labor and Employment Security

Bill

House Bill 532

Summary

Relates to labor and industrial relations; changes certain provisions relating the Department of Labor and Employment Security; provides for service of certain documents; changes certain provisions relating to the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Labor; changes certain provisions relating to eligibility requirements for extended benefits.

Enacted

05/10/2021

Effective Date

07/01/2021

Topics

Unemployment


April

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


March

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


February

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


January

Protection of Essential Workers

Bill

House Resolution 61

Summary

Supports the protection of essential workers.

Enacted

01/28/2021

Effective Date

Topics

Covid; Essential_employees

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