May 2022: Mississippi Enacts Pay Equity Law

Update Applicable to: All employers in the state of Mississippi What happened?On April 20, 2022, Governor Reeves signed House Bill 770 (HB 770) into law, which will reduce the wage gap between men and women in the state. What are the details?Effective July 1, 2022, employers are prohibited from paying “an employee a wage at a […]

February 2022: Mississippi Enacts Medical Marijuana Law

Update Applicable to:All employers in the state of Mississippi What happened?On February 2, 2022, Governor Tate Reeves signed into law Senate Bill 2095 (SB 2095) also known as the “Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act,” legalizing medical cannabis. What are the details?Effective immediately, the law permits the use of medical cannabis to treat certain debilitating medical conditions, […]