Minimum Wage on the Rise in Chicago and Cook County, IL

The City of Chicago and Cook County have released Minimum Wage notices that reflect new wage rates effective July 1, 2019. What’s Changing in Chicago and Cook County? New Minimum Wage & Tipped Wage Rates Effective July 1, 2019: In Chicago, the minimum wage increases to $13.00 per hour and the tipped wage increases to $6.40 per hour. In Cook County, the minimum wage increases to $12.00 per hour and

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Minimum Wage Updates for Montgomery Co. & Prince George's Co., MD

On July 1, 2019, employers in Montgomery County will be subject to a minimum wage increase. The updated Minimum Wage notice, which has a revision date of 5/2019, includes wage rates for 2019 and 2020 based on the size of an employer’s business. While the minimum wage in Prince George’s County won’t be increasing until January 1, 2021, new information has been added to the Minimum Wage notice that must

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Earned Sick Leave Law in Westchester County, NY

As of April 10, 2019, certain employers in Westchester County must comply with the new Earned Sick Leave Law. The Earned Sick Leave (ESL) notice states that employers with 5 or more employees in Westchester County must provide paid sick leave. Need-to-Know Info for Employers and Employees Who Is Covered Under the Law? The Earned Sick Leave Law applies to all full-time and part-time employees who work more than 80

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Midyear FAQs

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already halfway through 2019. We get a lot of questions at this time of year, so here we’ve answered the most common ones. Q: I purchased new posters in January, do I really need to update now? It is a common misconception that employers need to purchase new posters for each calendar year. Though many states pass new labor laws and have minimum wage

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Washington Adds Two Laws to the Workers' Rights Notice

Washington’s Your Rights as a Worker notice has been updated to include two laws: Paid Family and Medical Leave and Equal Pay Opportunity Act. The notice also includes new details about other workers’ rights. Information for Employers & Employees Paid Family and Medical Leave As we reported in a previous blog about Washington’s Paid Family and Medical Leave, employee benefits begin January 1, 2020. This insurance program is funded by

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July 1 Annual Minimum Wage Increase for City of San Francisco

On July 1, 2019, employees in the City of San Francisco will get a minimum wage increase, which means employers must post the updated Minimum Wage notice in their places of business. Our San Francisco City Poster is in the final stages of production and will be shipped out to customers in plenty of time before the July 1 deadline. Through June 30, 2019, employers must continue to pay employees

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New Rules for Employment of Minors in Maryland

Maryland’s Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) has issued new requirements related to the employment of minors. The Minor Fact Sheet, which must be posted by every employer who employs minors, has been updated to reflect these changes. It includes additional occupations that are forbidden to all minors, as well as new restrictions for minors 14 and 15 years of age. The fact sheet has a new revision date

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July 1 Annual Minimum Wage Increase for City of San Francisco

On July 1, 2019, employees in the City of San Francisco will get a minimum wage increase, which means employers must post the updated Minimum Wage notice in their places of business. Our Research team is currently working on the San Francisco City Poster, which will be shipped out to customers in plenty of time before the July 1 deadline. Through June 30, 2019, employers must continue to pay employees

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Minimum Wage Increase for Businesses in San Leandro CA

On July 1, 2019, all businesses or non-profits in the City of San Leandro are subject to a minimum wage increase, regardless of the number of employees. San Leandro’s City Council passed a Minimum Wage Ordinance in September 2016, requiring stepped increases to $15.00 over a 4-year period beginning July 1, 2017. The San Leandro Minimum Wage notice features wage rates through July 1, 2020. New and Future Minimum Wage

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California Labor Law FAQs

If you’re reading this, it probably won’t come as any surprise to you that keeping up with California labor law and posting requirements can be confusing. To help you get your head around it, below we’ve addressed some of the questions we hear the most. If you’re looking for the most recent updates to California labor laws, you can find them on our Labor Law Updates page.   Q: Do

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