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New Wage Regulations, Updated Child Labor and Discrimination Posters Issued for Tennessee

A combined labor law poster that includes new information about Tennessee’s Wage Regulation Act and provisions of its Child Labor Act has been issued by the state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development. In addition, the Tennessee Human Rights Commission has updated its mandatory Discrimination in Employment poster with a revision of discriminatory categories. The new combined poster including provisions of the Wage Regulation Act states that employees must be

2020 Redwood City Minimum Wage Increases

Businesses within the geographic boundaries of Redwood City, California will soon have to pay an increased minimum wage to all employees working 2 or more hours per week. New Minimum Wage Rate for 2020 Starting January 1, 2020, Redwood City’s minimum wage will increase from $13.50 to $15.38 per hour, which is $15.00 plus the increase in the 2019 Consumer Price Index. What Employers Need to Know Under Redwood City’s

New 2020 Minimum Wage Notice for Ohio

Ohio’s minimum wage is set to increase on January 1, 2020, based on the state’s annual adjustment for inflation. Every year, like clockwork, the Ohio Department of Commerce issues the updated Minimum Wage notice at the end of September, and this year is no exception. The new notice has a revision date of September 30, 2019. As in previous years, Ohio’s new minimum wage rates require updates to three areas

Texas Labor Laws and Mandatory Workplace Posters

Employers in Texas are governed by federal labor laws and state labor laws enforced by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and various other agencies. According to the TWC’s official website, “all Texas employers must display posters containing information on the Workers’ Compensation Program, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.” In addition,

What’s the penalty for not having a current federal or state minimum wage poster?

The potential penalty for failing to post a current federal or state labor law poster depends on the state where you work. Keep in mind that if you break a required posting law, you may face additional problems beyond a fine. For example, a disgruntled employee may take legal action against your company to resolve an issue, and courts and government agencies may consider your company’s failure to post current

Minimum Wage Changes for State of Maryland

Those folks at Maryland’s Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) are keeping us busy! In May, they issued new requirements related to the employment of minors. Now the DLLR has issued a second version of the Minimum Wage notice that reflects minimum wage rates through January 1, 2021, and new information about seasonal amusement and recreational establishments. The updated notice has a revision date of 6/2019. Current & Future

2019 Minimum Wage Increase for South Dakota

South Dakota’s minimum wage is on the rise once again, and the 2019 Minimum Wage notice is now available. We are working hard to “rush more” posters out to customers in the Rushmore State. What Employers & Employees Need to Know Annual Minimum Wage Increase South Dakota’s minimum wage rate increases annually each January 1, at the same rate as the cost of living, as measured by the Consumer Price

2017 Labor Law Poster Updates

Most employers are aware of their responsibility to display labor law posters in a conspicuous place that employees can easily access. But did you know these posters must be updated whenever the laws change? There have been over 90 labor law poster updates in 2017, so far! Furthermore, it is likely that your business’s labor law posters needed updating at least once within the last eight months. You might ask, “I change my posters at

Tennessee Updates Wage Regulations/Child Labor Notice

The State of Tennessee just released an update to its Wage Regulations Act/Child Labor Act notice, which has a new revision date of 8/17. Details of the Changes The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DLWD) now requires that all wages due to employees in private employment be paid “not less frequently than once per month,” which translates to at least once per month. Previously, wages were required to

Q&A: Multiple Mandatory Changes to Federal Labor Law Poster

Q: Why are there so many mandatory changes to the federal poster right now? Are all of the changes because of the same law?  A: No.Two of these changes are related but the third is not.  The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 resulted in the changes to the Minimum Wage and Polygraph Protection posters, while the Tracking Workplace Injuries and Illnesses regulations from OSHA resulted in