Labor Law Notices

Paid Sick Leave Act

On May 2, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Senate Bill 104, requiring all employers, regardless of size, to provide paid sick time to employees. New Jersey joins Arizona, California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and Washington D.C. in requiring private sector employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees. Read more

2018 Alaska Safety and Health Protection Peel 'N Post

The Alaska Division of Labor Standards and Safety has revised the mandatory Alaska Safety and Health Protection posting to reflect the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) anti-retaliation provision. Our readers may recall that OSHA issued a Final Rule in 2016 relating to the Recordkeeping and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulations. Under the Final Read more

Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance Notice is Revised Once Again

The State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has revised, yet again, the Notice to Employees about Applying for Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance. Back in May, the department revised the notice to reflect new procedures when filing an unemployment insurance benefit claim. This month, the released notice includes a new requirement for employers. Employers are required Read more

Connecticut Labor Law Posters

The Connecticut Department of Labor has released a new mandatory workplace poster for employers. During the 2017 legislative session, Governor Dannel Malloy signed H.B. 6668, enhancing existing anti-discrimination protections for pregnant employees. Under the law, which goes into effect October 1, 2017, an employer with more than three employees must provide accommodations for an employee Read more

Rhode Island Unemployment Insurance Peel 'N Post

The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training has recently released an updated Unemployment and Temporary Disability Insurance Benefits posting that includes new information on time limits for filing insurance claims. All employers are required to display the posting in conspicuous places where the workers’ services are performed (Employment Security Act, Section 28-44-38; Temporary Disability Read more

2017 Maine Child Labor Laws Peel 'N Post

On July 9, 2017 Maine Governor Paul LePage signed LD 1564 into law. The bill, which passed as an emergency measure and went into effect immediately upon signing, amends the state’s child labor laws to allow 14- and 15-year-olds to work in a broader range of businesses and occupations. Previously, minors in this age group Read more

On January 23, 2017, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed Bill 160840 amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code. The new law prohibits employers from inquiring about wage history during the hiring process, unless required by state, federal, or local law for employment purposes. Wages is defined as “all earnings of an employee, regardless of whether Read more

St. Paul has become the second Minneapolis city to require employers to provide earned safe and sick time for their employees. On September 7, 2016, the St. Paul City Council passed a mandatory paid sick leave ordinance. Under the ordinance, an individual, corporation, partnership, association, nonprofit organization, or a group of persons with one or Read more