September 2022: Alabama Workforce and Wage Gap Task Force Takes Aim at State’s Pay Disparities

Update Applicable to:All employers in the state of Alabama What happened?On April 13, 2022, Representative Adline Clarke (D-Mobile), a co-sponsor of the Clarke-Figures Equal Pay Act (CFEPA), introduced House Joint Resolution 115 as Act No. 2022-359, establishing the Alabama Workforce and Wage Gap Task Force. What are the details?Alabama became the forty-ninth state to adopt equal pay […]

August 2022: Minimum Age Lowers for Alcohol Servers Under a State Certification

Update Applicable to:All employers of restaurants in the state of Alabama. What happened?On April 14, 2022, Governor Ivey signed Act 2022-383 into law, which changes the minimum age restriction for alcohol servers under a specific certification. What are the details?Effective July 1, 2022, the minimum age for alcohol servers in restaurants will be 18 years […]