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 […]

Colorado Minimum Wage Increase for 2017

Like New York and New Jersey, Colorado has also voted in favor of an increase in the minimum wage across the state. The state government after public voting in favor of the amendment adopted the change in law proposed under Amendment 70. According to the results of the polls, almost 55% of the people voted […]