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 […]

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 […]


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 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 […]

Whistleblower Protection As Covered by Human Resource Laws

While it looks simple according to human resource laws, it’s not actually easy to win a whistle-blower suit against your employer. It’s the case as you will among others find out in this piece. According to a recent study conducted by the Fraud Magazine, some 74% of whistle blowers are wrongfully terminated, 6% are suspended, […]

How to Obtain a Free Massachusetts Labor Poster

In the state of Massachusetts, it is mandatory for employers to have certain labor law posters in the workplace environment. These free Massachusetts labor law posters are to be placed in a prominent location and readily visible to all employees. These notices contain important and pertinent information in regards to current labor laws and general […]