Mandatory Notice

Maine Labor Law Posters

With days from the New Year, the Maine Department of Labor has revised several mandatory workplace notices, including the Minimum Wage notice. Employers in the state of Maine should review their workplace notices to be compliant for 2020. Maine is one of 21 states that will be increasing the minimum wage rate on January 1, Read more

New York City Temporary Schedule Change Poster

Earlier this year, the New York City Council passed Int. 1399-2016, amending the Fair Workweek Law. Effective July 18, 2018, employers must allow employees to take two temporary schedule changes per calendar year for a personal event. All employees who work 80 hours or more per calendar year in the City and who have been Read more

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

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Massachusetts employers only have a few more days left to prepare for the new Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. Starting April 1, 2018, employers with six or more employees must provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant and nursing employees.  The Act also prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, such as lactation Read more

Paid Sick and Safe Leave

Austin is the latest city to join the paid sick leave bandwagon. On February 19, 2018, the Austin City Council passed the ordinance requiring employers to provide employees who work at least 80 hours in a calendar year to accrue paid sick and safe leave at the rate of one hour for every 30 hours 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