Viridiana Huerta

Earned Sick Leave

On October 12, 2018, Westchester County, New York, enacted a new ordinance titled Earned Sick Leave Law. Starting April 10, 2019, private employers with five or more employees, or one or more domestic workers, will be required to provide paid sick leave. Private employers with less than five employees must provide unpaid sick time. The Read more

Michigan Labor Law Posters

On December 13, 2018, Governor Snyder signed two bills to increase the minimum wage and grant a new paid leave. Employers in the state of Michigan are required to update their labor law posters to be in compliance with new state changes. Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act Under the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act, the Read more

Paid Medical Leave

On September 5, 2018, the Michigan Legislature approved a proposed ballot measure that requires certain employers to provide employees with paid medical leave. By approving the initiative instead of allowing voters to approve it during the November 2018 election, the state legislature was able to amend the law with only a majority vote and provide Read more

Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Poster

On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658, raising the hourly minimum wage for workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts.  Starting January 1, 2015, the minimum wage rate was  adjusted as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the methodology set forth in the Order. The Secretary Read more

2019 Massachusetts Minimum Wage Peel 'N Post

The Office of Massachusetts Attorney General has released the new 2019 Wage and Hour Laws Notice. The notice has been slightly reformatted and updated with new scheduled minimum wage rates. During the 2018 Massachusetts legislative session, House Bill 4640 was passed to increase the minimum wage rate for the next five years. The updated notice Read more

Delaware Labor Law Posters

The Delaware Department of Labor Division of Industrial Affairs has updated two mandatory workplace postings: the Minimum Wage and Employment Discrimination. Both postings are mandatory-to-post for employers operating in the state of Delaware. 2019 Minimum Wage On July 1, 2018, Delaware passed Senate Bill 170 that would raise the minimum wage from the current rate Read more

Airport Workers

After years of negotiation between unionized airport workers and the Port Authority Board, New York and New Jersey airport workers have finally received a raise. On November 1, 2018, the minimum wage increased to $13.60 an hour for workers at New York’s John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia and to $12.45 an hour for workers at Read more