Pennsylvania 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

Unemployment Compensation Law

Bill

House Bill 178

Summary

Provides for records of and reports by employers; provides for qualifications required to secure compensation and for rate and amount of compensation; provides for determination of compensation appeals and for decision of referee and further appeals and reviews; provides for participating employer responsibilities in shared-work program.

Enacted

06/30/2021

Effective Date

06/30/2021

Topics

Unemployment


Employment Discrimination

Bill

House Bill 196

Summary

Provides for records of and reports by employers; provides for qualifications required to secure compensation and for rate and amount of compensation; provides for determination of compensation appeals and for decision of referee and further appeals and reviews; provides for participating employer responsibilities in shared-work program.

Enacted

06/30/2021

Effective Date

08/30/2021

Topics

National_guard; Military


Medical Marijuana Program

Bill

House Bill 1024

Summary

Establishes a Medical Marijuana Program; provides for patient and caregiver certification and for medical marijuana organization registration; imposes duties on the Department of Health; provides for a tax on medical marijuana organization gross receipts; establishes the Medical Marijuana Program Fund; establishes the Medical Marijuana Advisory Board; establishes a medical marijuana research program; imposes duties on the Departments.

Enacted

06/30/2021

Effective Date

06/30/2021

Topics

Background_checks; Criminal_history; Marijuana


May

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


April

Living Donor Protection

Bill

House Bill 203

Summary

Provides for living donor protection; imposes duties on the Department of Health and the Insurance Department.

Enacted

04/27/2021

Effective Date

06/28/2021

Topics

Organ_donation; Tissue_donation


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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