Kathy White, Esq.

Santa Fe, New Mexico will finally see an increase in the minimum hourly wage rate to $10.29 per hour, effective March 1, 2012. The city has also updated the mandatory Living Wage Ordinance poster. Compliance Poster Company carries the mandatory notice (#31701) in a bilingual format to comply with the municipal requirement that employers post Read more

Compliance Poster Company alerts employers and employees of dangers associated with confined spaces in work sites across the state. The California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has launched a statewide Confined Space Special Emphasis Initiative in an effort to focus attention on the subject.  As noted by the Department Read more

Compliance Poster Company’s Louisiana State & Federal All-On-One Labor Law posters feature two new Louisiana state-mandated postings: 2012 Earned Income Credit The 2012 Earned Income Credit (EIC) posting identifies the new EIC income eligibility increases for 2012. The posting lists the income eligibility levels for employees with no qualifying children, and for employees with one, Read more

During Hawaii’s last legislative session, several new laws were passed that expand worker protections. Hawaii has updated required labor law posters to reflect the changes in the law. The updated postings are: Laws Prohibiting Employment Discrimination, and Notice to Dislocated Workers. The Employment Discrimination posting was revised to include the new classes and categories protected Read more

Earlier today US DOL issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement and interpret new statutory amendments to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that expand military family leave provisions and incorporate a special eligibility provision for airline flight crew employees. The FMLA entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave Read more

It has come to our attention that some labor law poster companies engage in fraudulent poster selling tactics. Sometimes a company recruits a traveling door-to-door salesmen to sell state and federal labor law posters for businesses. Their tactics often involve high pressure sales to business owners, and insist their “authorized” workplace posters must be purchased in order to become compliant Read more

Compliance Poster Company’s updated Oregon All-On-One Labor Law Poster features Oregon’s three newly released labor law posters: 2012 Minimum Wage, 2012 Agricultural Employees Minimum Wage, and 2012 Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA). The updated minimum wage postings inform employees of the new 2012 minimum wage rate of $8.80 per hour and the 2012 effective dates. Read more