New Safety and Health (OSHA) Penalties for Nevada

Nevada’s Occupational Safety and Health Act provides employees with job safety and health protection throughout the state. To that end, Nevada’s Safety and Health notice has been updated to reflect the 2019 federal OSHA penalties for employer violations of the Act. While the notice was just issued, it has a new revision date of 9/19. Penalties for Employer Violations The “Proposed Penalty” section of the Nevada Safety and Health notice

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New Safety and Health (OSHA) Penalties for Nevada

Nevada’s Occupational Safety and Health Act provides employees with job safety and health protection throughout the state. To that end, Nevada’s Safety and Health notice has been updated to reflect the 2019 federal OSHA penalties for employer violations of the Act. While the notice was just issued, it has a new revision date of 9/19. Penalties for Employer Violations The “Proposed Penalty” section of the Nevada Safety and Health notice

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Do Labor Laws Protect Employee Posts on Social Media?

  Although technology is playing an ever-greater role in the workplace, few labor laws address employee use of social media. However, two federal agencies—the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)—have recently provided clarity on the protections afforded employees and their online content.   Both agencies have determined that certain labor law protections should extend to employee profile information as well as certain work-related

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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

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What California Employers Need to Know About Overtime for Employees

California labor laws are designed to protect employees from having to work too many hours without fair compensation for their time. These laws apply at the daily and weekly level.   Here is a summary of what California law requires when it comes to overtime pay.   Daily and Weekly Overtime in California Nonexempt employees in California who work more than 8 hours in a day are entitled to 1.5

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What Employers Need to Know About Meal Periods and Rest Breaks Under New York Law

New York labor laws include several important employee meal period and rest break requirements for employers to understand. Employers in New York who fail to comply with these rules subject themselves to liability, including penalties, under the state’s wage and hour laws.   Here is a summary of what New York law requires of employers when it comes to employee meals and rest breaks.   Meal Periods Under New York

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How the Fair Labor Standards Act—and Its Posting Requirements—Affect Your Business

What Is the Fair Labor Standards Act? The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938 is a federal law that governs important wage and hour standards for U.S. employees. It sets the minimum wage, establishes rules for overtime eligibility, regulates child labor, and determines employer recordkeeping requirements. The law applies to full-time and part-time employees working for private employers as well as federal, state, and local governments. The law also

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California Meal Periods and Rest Breaks

It’s important for California employers to understand California labor laws governing meal periods and rest breaks. Otherwise, they may find themselves subject to significant amounts of litigation as well as financial risk from legal penalties. Here is a summary of what California law requires when it comes to employee meal periods and rest breaks.   Meal Periods Under California Law Hourly, nonexempt employees in California are entitled to at least

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Labor Laws and Posting Requirements Affecting New York Employers

Under federal laws, as well as the laws of the New York Department of Labor, the Division of Human Rights, and other state agencies, New York employers are required to display certain posters in the workplace to remain in compliance. Employers of certain sizes or in particular industries are subject to additional posting requirements. In this blog, we’ll give you an overview of New York’s labor law posting requirements. We’ll

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Employment Discrimination Update for New Hampshire

What’s Changing in the Granite State? After a 2-year hiatus, we have a labor law update for the State of New Hampshire. We’ve been waiting for the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights to update the Employment Discrimination notice to include “gender identity”. This change is based on an amendment to the state’s Law Against Discrimination that went into effect on July 8, 2018. Our contact at the Commission assured

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Child Labor Law Requirements in New Jersey

New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently updated the Child Labor Law Abstract notice with new requirements for certain working minors. While the notice was issued in August, it has a publication date of 7/19. Updates to Labor Law for Minors Federal Minimum Wage Requirement The notice now states that New Jersey employers who are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must pay the federal minimum

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