Changes in Nebraska’s 2017 Unemployment Insurance Labor Poster

Over a year after the launch of Nebraska’s “reemployment program”, an updated version of the state’s “Unemployment Insurance: Advisement of Benefits Rights” notice has been released by the Department of Labor. The mandatory posting notifies those who are eligible to gain unemployment benefits of their responsibilities and rights under the law. There have been significant […]

E-Verify Employment Law Explained

Employers can only hire those who are legally approved to work in the United States. Natural-born U.S. citizens are able to work in the country, if they meet the minimum age requirements. Those born elsewhere, however, must complete the authorization process. For employers, it’s essential to ensure all their workers are eligible to work here, […]

Connecticut Enacts Fair Chance Labor Law

Sometime in the 1990s there was a wave of civil rights advocacy championing for change in the labor laws. The issue was that people should have a fair chance of employment whether they’ve been arrested, charged in court, and or put behind bars or not. As a result the employers were to remove the checkbox […]

Vermont Paid Sick Leave Labor Poster

The Vermont Legislature has passed a bill requiring employers to provide employees with paid sick leave, making it the fifth state in the US after Oregon, Connecticut, California and Massachusetts to enact a paid sick leave law. As a result, employers in the state of Vermont will be required to allow employees to earn paid […]

How to Obtain a Free 2017 New Jersey Compliance Poster

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development mandates employers to post several labor law posters in their place of employment. These free labor law posters represent and regulate the terms of employment and also protect employees in the workplace environment.  The 2017 New Jersey labor laws provide eligible employees with certain rights and […]

Connecticut Increases Minimum Wage on Labor Poster

Lawmakers in Connecticut are being urged by an advisory panel to increase the minimum wage rate of the state to $15 per hour over several years.  James Bhandary Alexander, a legal aid attorney who leads Connecticut’s Low Wage Employer Advisory Board, believes that people working full-time should not be living in poverty and the most […]