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Does your company feel overwhelmed by all of the state and federal employment-related labor law compliance requirements? Or what about those pesky poster companies that send out threatening notices regarding mandatory poster updates. Labor law compliance is not rocket science but it does require lots of time and attention. State and federal statutes, laws, and Read more

On May 1, 2012 British Columbia’s minimum wage will increase to $10.25 per hour. The liquor server minimum wage will increase to $9.00 per hour. The May increases are part of a three-stage increase in the minimum wage announced in March, 2011. Last year, British Columbia’s minimum wage increased twice. In 2011, the minimum wage Read more

A federal judge in South Carolina ruled on Friday that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) did not have the authority to order most private employers to post NLRA (National Labor Relations Act) notices telling workers about their right to unionize under federal law. The ruling conflicts with another federal district court decision in the Read more

HIOSH (Hawaii Occupational Safety & Health Division) returned to federal OSHA the job of conducting safety and health inspections of private-sector employers within the borders of all military installations in Hawaii. The change in federal enforcement was made at the request of the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. In a final rule effective Read more

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a memo this March to guide field compliance officers and whistleblower investigative staff regarding employer practices that may discourage employee reports of injuries and violate whistleblower statutes. Specifically, the memo reminds OSHA enforcement officials that reporting a work-related injury or illness is a core employee right. Read more

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) Hotline is designed to receive reports from employees and the public regarding misconduct affecting the programs and operations of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Examples of allegations that should be reported to the OIG include: Employee corruption involving bribery, embezzlement, espionage and smuggling DHS program fraud and/or Read more

Compliance Poster Company has created new Indiana Smoking is Prohibited entrance signs as required by the state’s new non smoking law. The new law prohibits smoking in public places, places of employment, in certain state vehicles and within 8 feet of a public entrance to a public place or place of employment effective July 1, Read more