labor law compliance

Section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 encourages States to develop and operate their own job safety and health programs. OSHA approves and monitors the State plans and also provides up to 50% of an approved plan’s operating costs. California is one of 22 states operating complete State plans where the Read more

Today the California Department of Industrial Relations, (DIR) sent out an official news release warning California business owners of recent misleading notices sent to companies from “Labor Compliance Office”. According to the DIR, “Labor Compliance Office” demands payment (a processing fee) of $275.00 for labor-related postings. The DIR has made it very clear that the Read more

The governor of New York recently signed a comprehensive state budget bill which includes amendments to Section 652 of the NY Labor Law, raising the minimum wage rate in the state. Beginning December 31, 2013 the New York minimum wage increases to $8.00 per hour. Then exactly one year later the rate jumps again to Read more

SAFETY IN AGRICULTURE Many people don’t realize how dangerous chemicals and pesticides that are used in agriculture can be. Even working around pesticides in a field or other outdoor area that has been sprayed with pesticides can be poisonous. The chemicals from pesticides enter your body through both your skin and clothes. Other ways pesticides enter Read more

Tomorrow Wednesday May 1st Quebec’s Minimum Wage for general wage earners rises by 25 cents to $10.15 per hour. This increase was recently approved by the Cabinet and makes Quebec one of the many Canadian provinces that have a wage rate above $10.00 per hour. Compliance Poster Company keeps Canadian customers in compliance with its Read more

Georgia’s Department of Labor has released an updated Unemployment Insurance Benefits poster which has mandatory-To-Post changes. The Unemployment Insurance poster must be posted where employees can easily view it and is one of the state postings included on Compliance Poster Company’s Georgia state and federal All-On-One™ labor law poster. CPC has revolutionized the labor law Read more

President Obama recently called for congress to raise the minimum wage rate to $9.00 per hour. That prompted New York’s Speaker Sheldon Silver, Assemblymen Keith Wright, and new Labor Committee Chair Carl Heastie to align New York legislation to match the President’s proposal. Currently the New York minimum wage is $7.25 per hour and has Read more

Compliance Poster Company – California Employer Alert! In only 8 business days new mandatory California employment laws take effect. These new laws alter several mandatory-to-post notices that employers must have displayed on break room walls. The new laws cover expanded: Accommodations employers must make for religious practices, and Protection against discrimination based on an individual’s Read more

Did you know that approximately 90% of the Canadian workforce is covered by provincial or territorial labour laws? Canadian workplace standards, not unlike those in the US, provide for workers rights and foster safe working conditions. Complying with workplace regulations can be a daunting task BUT –Compliance Poster Company makes it easier for New Brunswick Read more

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