Archive for Tag: Employment Law

12.18.19

Be Prepared for 2020 State Minimum Wage Changes

The current federal minimum wage rate is $7.25 per hour. However, many states have adopted minimum wage rates higher than the federal rate. When the state rate and the federal rate are different, employers must pay their employees the higher rate. While Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho are not increasing their minimum wage in 2020, the […]

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10.01.19

Frequently Asked Questions About the New White Collar Overtime Exemption Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new final...
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09.25.19

Overtime Rules are Changing in 2020

Yes, we are talking about overtime again. On September 24,...
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01.15.19

Four HR Trends to Watch in 2019

A new year brings new issues for employers to contend...
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12.31.18

2019 State Minimum Wage Rate Changes

A new year often brings about new changes in employment...
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12.06.18

Do I Have to Pay Employees for Meal and Break Periods?

Most employers know that encouraging employees to take breaks and...
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10.08.18

Do Employers Have to Give Employees Time Off to Vote?

Election Day happens each November, and employers need to be prepared to handle requests from employees for time off from work to vote. Understanding the laws surrounding voting time can help you plan ahead and develop procedures for your company, so you can communicate your expectations to employees ahead of time. Federal law does not […]

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08.21.18

When Do I Have to Provide a Final Paycheck to a Terminated Employee?

So many things run through your mind as an employer...
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07.09.18

Which Federal Employment Laws Apply to My Company?

One thing every employer should be aware if is of...
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06.05.18

Understanding Workplace Discrimination

Most employers know that workplace discrimination is illegal, but do...
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