Washington Updates Workers’ Compensation Poster

Washington has added a new provision to its mandatory Workers’ Compensation labor law poster which requires employees to now inform their employer of work-related injuries, instead of just their health care provider. This change applies to all employees, be they self-insured or through the Washington Department of Labor and Industries. Employees insured under the latter can […]

Kentucky Changes Unemployment Insurance Poster

Kentucky has revised its mandatory Unemployment Insurance labor law poster to now display new consequences and penalties for those claiming benefits under false pretenses and/or statements. These various new penalties can include a benefit disqualification for up to 52 weeks, possible felony charges, fines, and imprisonment. Those who lack work due to medical restrictions will […]

2013 Minimum Wage Changes

Here’s a concise list of the states increasing their minimum wage for 2013: Arizona – increasing from $7.65 to $7.80 Tipped employees – increasing from $4.65 to $4.80 Colorado – increasing from $7.64 to $7.78. Tipped employees – increasing from $4.62 to $4.76 Florida – increasing from $7.67 to $7.79. Tipped employees – increasing from […]