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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 […]

Ohio Preps Minimum Wage Laws For 2013

2013 Ohio Labor Law Posters Ohio has revised a number of laws revolving around the Minimum Wage labor law poster, all of which will be effective on January 1, 2013. These revisions include: An increase from $7.70 per hour to $7.85 as standing minimum wage for the state, to account for inflation An increase from […]

Mississippi Updates Workers’ Compensation Poster

Mississippi has revised their Workers’ Compensation labor law poster to properly display new information that has been added by the Senate Bill 2576’s passing in state legislature. These changes are largely clarifications to Workers’ Compensation but contain a variety of updates which are available in the poster itself. The revisions are set to be effective […]

Oklahoma’s New Unemployment Poster

Oklahoma has created a new, mandatory Notice to Workers labor law poster which includes information regarding unemployment insurance benefits offered by the Employment Security Commission. This notice is largely targeted at workers who find themselves jobless, or lacking a full-time job. A booklet detailing the procedure for receiving these benefits is also available in offices […]

Utah Adds to Their Unemployment Insurance Poster

Utah has added some new information to their mandatory Unemployment Insurance labor law poster, designed, of course, to help anyone looking for help. Utah’s new Employment Center in Lehi has been included in the poster’s list of locations where unemployed workers can find programs wholly focused on helping them find job opportunities. The list also […]