Katy Tedrow

Maine Salary History Ban Signed Into Law

On April 12, 2019, Maine’s first female Governor Janet Mills signed Senate Bill 90, or “An Act Regarding Pay Equality,” into law. The new law, which goes into effect 90 days after the current legislative session ends,  seeks to end wage inequality in the state by prohibiting employers from taking salary history into account when Read more

Colorado Minimum Wage Order Open for Public Comment

The Colorado Division of Labor Standards and Statistics recently announced that it is seeking input from the public on the Colorado Minimum Wage Order. These rules, which are revised annually to reflect the state minimum wage increase, regulate wage and hour requirements including hours of work, overtime pay, break periods, and acceptable deductions from wages. Read more

2019 Provincial Minimum Wage Updates 2019 New Brunswick Minimum Wage Peel ‘N Post™ 2019 Newfoundland & Labrador All-On-One™ Labour Law Poster Minimum Wage Updates Effective April 1, 2019, the minimum wage increased in four provinces: Province Minimum Wage Rate Poster Update Method New Brunswick $11.50 New Brunswick 2019 Minimum Wage Peel ‘N Post™ Newfoundland & Read more

Spring 2019 Provincial Minimum Wage Updates

It’s  time for some employment standards spring cleaning! Effective April 1, 2019, the provincial minimum wage has increased in four Canadian provinces: New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Employers in these provinces should be sure that payroll policies for minimum wage workers have been updated and that employees have been Read more

DOL Proposes New Salary Threshold for Overtime Exemption

Three years after employers began preparing to raise salary thresholds for employees to qualify as exempt from overtime pay requirements, the time may have finally arrived. On March 22, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published the “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees” Proposed Rule in Read more

2019 marks Compliance Poster Company’s 30th anniversary! We know that some of our valued business partners have decades of experience under their belts while others are just starting up. No matter how long you’ve been around, we think that we all have something to learn and teach from each other. We’re honored to have been operating long Read more

30 Lessons Learned From Business

2019 marks Compliance Poster Company’s 30th anniversary as a company! We know that some of our valued business partners have decades of experience under their belts while others are just starting up. No matter how long you’ve been around, we think that we all have something to learn and teach from each other. We’re honored to have Read more

Portland Civil Rights Ordinance Now Protects Atheists

The City of Portland, Oregon has amended the Portland Civil Rights Ordinance to clarify that religious discrimination includes discrimination on the basis of atheism and agnosticism. In a press release, Commissioner Anna Fritz, who submitted the ordinance to the City Council, stated that “Freedom of religion includes freedom not to affiliate with a religious belief. Read more

2019 Santa Fe Living Wage Poster Now Available

While most New Mexico municipalities update their minimum wage rates in January, Santa Fe stands apart from the pack with an annual increase to the city living wage on March 1. With the most recent increase already in effect, the city has finally released the mandatory poster. Employers with workers operating within the city should Read more

Court Overturns Stay on EEO-1 Pay Data

On March 4, 2019, a federal court overturned an agency-ordered delay of EEO-1 pay data rules. The rules will require employers with 100 or more employees to submit wage and hour information for employees in addition to data already required by the EEO-1 survey. The EEO-1 survey in its current form collects employment data from Read more