December 2017

Rhode Island Minimum Wage

The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training has revised its minimum wage notice to reflect the new minimum wage rate effective January 1, 2018. Employers subject to any provisions of the Rhode Island Minimum Wage Law must display the updated Minimum Wage notice in an area accessible to employees. The minimum wage increase comes Read more

2019 Missouri Minimum Wage Peel 'N Post

Missouri’s Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has recently released the new 2018 Minimum Wage posting. The posting has been substantially reformatted and updated with the new minimum wage rate. Effective January 1, 2018, the minimum wage rate will increase from $7.70 per hour to $7.85 per hour. The minimum wage rate is adjusted annually Read more

2019 Arizona Minimum Wage Peel 'N Post

The new year is rapidly approaching, and with it new posting compliance requirements. For the state of Arizona, employers must ensure that they pay employees a minimum wage of $10.50 per hour and post the 2018 Arizona Minimum Wage Poster by January 1 to ensure that workers are informed of their rights under state law. Read more

San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace & Health Care Security Ordinance

San Francisco Paid Parental Leave & Health Care Security Poster Updates Required Historically, San Francisco has been proactive in ensuring that employees who work in San Francisco receive certain benefits they might not otherwise obtain from their employers. Two of these benefits are paid leave for new parents and employer-paid health care. Beginning January 1, Read more

New York Labor Law Poster

Employers in the state of New York are required to update their labor law posters to be in compliance with new state changes. The changes include an increase in the minimum wage rate and updates concerning the New York Wage Deduction Law. Our readers may recall that during the 2016 legislative session, Senate Bill 6406 Read more

2020 Alaska Minimum Wage Peel 'N Post

Starting January 1, 2018, minimum wage employees in the state of Alaska will receive an increase in their pay. Alaska’s new minimum wage is $9.84 per hour. Like many states across the country, Alaska is required to adjust its minimum wage rate based on the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). CPI is a Read more

Federal Minimum Wage Contractors Poster

Earlier this year, the Department of Labor (DOL) published a notice announcing that starting January 1, 2018, the Executive Order 13658 minimum wage rate will increase to $10.35 per hour. The executive order generally applies to workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts. Additionally, the minimum wage rate that must be paid Read more

DOL Tip Pool Rule Open for Comments

On December 04, 2017 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing its decision to rescind controversial regulations which restrict an employer’s use of employee tips regardless of whether he pays the full federal minimum wage. The move comes as no surprise since the agency announced this move as Read more

e-cigarettes ban

On October 23, 2017, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed S.B. 2543 adding e-cigarettes to the Clean Indoor Air Act.  The law, which became effective November 22, 2017, bans e-cigarettes in public areas where smoking is prohibited. Some of the areas where smoking is prohibited include: places of employment, bars, enclosed indoor areas open to Read more