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Minimum Wage Increases vs. the U.S. Inflation Rate

The first minimum wage law was passed in 1894 in New Zealand. It covered all businesses and industries across the country. The second one was enacted in Victoria, Australia. That would be later in 1990. This one covered a few industries within the country. The U.K. passed its own set in 1909. It was introduced […]

Wisconsin Special Minimum Wage Poster Update

There has been a lot of criticism of the current labor laws. Unfortunately they have not been very fair for persons living with disabilities. The argument is that they are not as productive as the rest of the workforce. While enough is yet to be done to change this, some states have recognized the same […]

HUMAN RESOURCE COMPLIANCE WITH RELIGIOUS OBLIGATIONS

Despite the relatively low number of religious and or related infringement cases in comparison to other human resource compliance obligations, religious concerns have increased with the rise of religious plurality in the workplace. Here’s a checklist of your obligations as an HR representative. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), general charges related to religion entail […]

THE ABC OF THE NEW JERSEY FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT

The New Jersey Family and Medical Leave Act (N.J.S.A.34:11B-1, et seq.) was passed in 1993. The Act provides for eligible employees with a total of twelve (12) weeks of leave (time off) for legitimate medical and family reasons during a two-year span. Although the law does not require that the time off is paid, the […]