Oregon’s Tiered Minimum Wage Increase to Be Enforced July 1st, 2016

Starting July 1st, Oregon will roll out the beginning of a complex six-year mandatory wage hike, which will be based on a tiered approach based on employer location. The different areas will have their wages increased tied to the density of their respective regions. The standard wage posted on the labor law poster will be […]

Georgia Revises Unemployment Poster

In response to recent issues with their Unemployment standards, Georgia tacked on the words “through no fault of your own” onto their Unemployment Poster. These words clarifies the conditions set for receiving unemployment benefits. In addition, for each week a claim for benefits is made, a report must be made by the claimant containing all […]

Tennessee Updates Unemployment Insurance Law

The Department of Labor of Tennessee has updated their Unemployment Insurance law to include stricter requirements for insurance recipients. The labor law poster now indicates that insurance receivers must now prove that they have searched a minimum of three credible jobs per week, as well as recordings of their work searches written on a Tennessee […]

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 […]

Florida’s Minimum Wage Increase

2013 Florida Labor Law Posters Florida has updated their Minimum Wage labor law poster to show the state’s new wage per hour, which has been increased from $7.67 to $7.79. Tipped employees will see their wage increase from $4.65 to $4.77 per hour. Both of these changes will be effective on January 1st, 2013.  

Washington Adjusts Minimum Wage

Washington’s Department of Labor & Industries has adjusted its minimum wage for 2013, increasing it from $9.04 to $9.19 per hour. This change will be effective on January 1, 2013. Workers that are 14 or 15 years of age will see their minimum wage change from $7.68 to $7.81 per hour, effective on the same […]

Alabama Adds to Child Labor and Unemployment Posters

2013 Alabama Labor Law Posters Alabama has introduced a section in its mandatory Child Labor Laws poster which requires employers to include a new form for employees under the age of 18 on the premises. This new form is part of the general update to record keeping in a business with minors. Employers must now […]