Alaska’s Minimum Wage Is Going Up

October 31st, 2017
Alaska’s minimum wage updates every January 1 based on inflation. Because the end of the year is almost here, we are keeping a close watch for the state’s updated Wage and Hour Act poster. Updated Minimum Wage Rate for Alaska Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum wage rate in Alaska will increase to $9.84 per hour for nearly all employees in the state. The minimum wage rate does not apply in certain instances, some […]

Posted by Brenda Pope-Ostrow at 3:45 pm

Updated Minimum Wage for Employees in Minnesota

October 31st, 2017
Minnesota’s Department of Labor & Industry just released the 2018 minimum wage notice, which has a revision date of October 2017. All wage rates reflected on the poster are effective January 1, 2018. Minimum Wage Rates for 2018 Large Employers The minimum wage for large employers is $9.65 per hour. A large employer is defined as any business with annual gross revenues of $500,000 or more. Small Employers The minimum wage for small employers […]

Posted by Brenda Pope-Ostrow at 3:35 pm

Another Update to Wisconsin’s Unemployment Insurance Notice

October 18th, 2017
Back in May of this year, Wisconsin—nicknamed the Badger State—updated its Unemployment Insurance (UI) notice. Well, we hate to “badger” you, but the state’s Department of Workforce Development just updated the notice again, with a new revision date of 10/2017. Here’s What Has Changed Employers are now required to enter their UI Account business name and address in the box provided at the bottom of the notice for employees to reference. Also, new contact […]

Posted by Brenda Pope-Ostrow at 11:00 am

Connecticut Issues Two More Labor Law Changes

October 17th, 2017
Due to the recent passage of Public Act No. 17-127, effective October 1, 2017, Connecticut just updated its Discrimination Is the Law notice to include protections for veterans. The state also added some information to its Workers’ Compensation notice related to filing claims. The updated notice has a revision date of 10/1/17. What’s in store for employers and employees in The Constitution State? Keep reading… Workplace Posting Updates Discrimination Is the Law Public Act […]

Posted by Brenda Pope-Ostrow at 4:45 pm

Florida’s Minimum Wage Is on the Rise

October 16th, 2017
Florida may be the flattest of the 50 states, but its minimum wage is going up! The state just issued its new minimum wage poster, which will soon be on the way to our clients. What Employers Need to Know According to Florida law, on September 30 of each year, the state’s minimum wage rate is recalculated based on the percentage increase in the federal Consumer Price Index over the previous 12 months. Effective […]

Posted by Brenda Pope-Ostrow at 11:38 am

Ohio’s 2018 Minimum Wage Notice Just Released

October 2nd, 2017
Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum wage in Ohio is going up, based on an annual increase for inflation. The updated minimum wage notice, provided by the state’s Department of Commerce, has a new revision date of September 30, 2017. New Minimum Wage Rates for 2018 Non-Tipped Employees Ohio’s minimum wage for non-tipped employees will increase from $8.15 per hour to $8.30 per hour. However, employers who gross less than $305,000 (previously $299,000) are […]

Posted by Brenda Pope-Ostrow at 12:18 pm

Attention, Connecticut Employers — New Pregnancy Discrimination Notice Just Released

September 18th, 2017
Based on the passage of An Act Concerning Pregnant Women in the Workplace (the Act), Connecticut just released its Pregnancy Discrimination and Accommodation in the Workplace notice, which must be posted by all employers with 3 or more employees. The Act expands protections for pregnant employees and applicants under Connecticut’s Fair Employment Practices Act (CFEPA). While it is not mentioned on the notice, these protections will go into effect on October 1, 2017. What […]

Posted by Brenda Pope-Ostrow at 1:51 pm

New Pregnancy Accommodation Law for Washington—No Poster Required

September 11th, 2017
The State of Washington recently passed The Healthy Starts Act (Senate Bill 5835). Under the Act, employers with 15 or more employees are required to make reasonable accommodations for all pregnant employees, regardless of a disability. What Employers Need to Know First and foremost, the Department of Labor & Industries (DLI) has informed us that there are no plans to create a poster for this law. Instead, the department is creating online educational materials […]

Posted by Brenda Pope-Ostrow at 2:13 pm

New Employment Rights Posting Requirement for Illinois

September 5th, 2017
Due to a recent religious accommodation amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Employment Rights notice is now a required posting. Based on the amendment to the law, employers are required to accommodate employees’ religious practices, beliefs, and observances unless they cause undue hardship to the employer’s business. What Employers Need to Know According to the Illinois Department of Human Rights, employers must now post the Employment Rights notice in a conspicuous location in […]

Posted by Brenda Pope-Ostrow at 3:18 pm

2017 Labor Law Poster Updates

August 30th, 2017
2017 Labor Law Poster UpdatesMost 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 the beginning of each […]

Posted by Ashley Nand at 3:12 pm

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