Nebraska 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

State Fair Employment Practice Act

Bill

Legislative Bill 451

Summary

Includes characteristics associated with race, culture, and personhood within definition of race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles under the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act; changes provisions relating to unlawful employment practices.

Enacted

05/05/2021

Effective Date

09/11/2021

Topics

Accommodation; Applicant; Current_employees; Discrimination; Hairstyles; Race


State Workers’ Compensation Act

Bill

Legislative Bill 451

Summary

Relates to the State Workers’ Compensation Act; changes provisions relating to lump-sum settlement approval and the filing of releases; repeals the original section.

Enacted

05/21/2021

Effective Date

09/11/2021

Topics

Workers_Comp


Civil Rights

Bill

Legislative Bill 540

Summary

Relates to civil rights; changes terminology related to disability; prohibits discrimination in place of public accommodation on the basis of disability.

Enacted

05/21/2021

Effective Date

09/11/2021

Topics

Disability; Discrimination


Employment Security Law

Bill

Legislative Bill 260

Summary

Changes provisions relating to good cause for voluntarily leaving employment and employers’ experience accounts.

Enacted

05/24/2021

Effective Date

08/28/2021

Topics

Unemployment


COVID-19 Liability Act

Bill

Legislative Bill 139

Summary

Adopts the Coronavirus disease 2019 Liability Act; adopts the Health Care Crisis Protocol Act and to declare an emergency.

Enacted

05/25/2021

Effective Date

05/26/2021

Topics

Covid


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

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

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