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2019 Chicago Minimum Wage Notice and Cook County Minimum Wage Notice Now Available

The minimum wage rate for most workers in the state of Illinois won’t change until 2020, but employers in some municipalities will see an increase a little sooner than that. Effective July 1, 2019, employers in the City of Chicago must post the updated 2019 Chicago Minimum Wage notice to inform workers in the city Read more

WA Your Rights as a Worker

Lawmakers in Washington State have been active in recent years enacting groundbreaking new laws promoting workers’ family stability and economic security. Two significant examples are the 2017 Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) insurance program and the 2018 Equal Pay Opportunity Act (EPOA). The Department of Labor & Industries is informing employers and employees of Read more

2019 Nevada Minimum Wage and Overtime Bulletins Now Available

July is almost here! Although January tends to get all the hype when it comes to the minimum wage, there are quite a few locations that schedule their minimum wage updates for the six-month mark of the year. Nevada is one of two states that requires employers to post updated minimum wage notices on July 1, with Oregon Read more

The National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization with the mission to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education, and advocacy. As part of their mission, the National Safety Council promotes June as National Safety Month. In the workplace, the goal is to raise awareness Read more

Minimum Wage Increase

Late last year, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed an ordinance that would raise the minimum wage for municipal government workers, contractors, and subcontractors to $15 an hour over the next four years. As stated by the Office of the Mayor, the purpose of the new law is to “assure that as many employees as possible Read more

Washington State Bans Salary History

This month, Washington State became the ninth state to prohibit private employers from seeking the wage or salary history of job applicants. Laws barring the use of salary history from pre-employment consideration are intended to remedy persistent earning inequalities between men and women. The reasoning is that historically, women have been offered lower initial pay Read more

2019 Colorado Unemployment Notice - Peel 'N Post for English Mobile Poster Pak

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has updated the mandatory Colorado Unemployment Insurance poster. The poster, which provides information on workers’ rights to be properly classified as an employee or an independent contractor, has been substantially redesigned and rewritten with new information on how to obtain information on improper classification and file a Read more

Kentucky Equal Employment Opportunity Posting

Last month, we reported that Governor Matt Bevin signed the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act requiring employers with 15 or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers. Under the Act, employers are required to post a notice of the right to be free from discrimination in relation to pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, Read more

EEO-1 Pay Data For 2017 and 2018

After a period of uncertainty surrounding employer obligations, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that it will collect EEO-1 pay data information for the calendar years of 2018 and 2017. Covered employers will be required to submit this information by September 30, 2019. In addition to EEO-1 pay data, referred to as Component Read more