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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 […]

Colorado’s Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Workers that are pregnant are entitled to certain rights by their employers. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act of Colorado is a law that mandates these employers to provide certain accommodations to those employees that are affected by pregnancy. These rights should be made clear to all current and new employees and must be posted on […]

Sexual Harassment Definition, Legislation, and Governance

In today’s day and age, sexual harassment can take many forms and apply to many different types of people. While our different branches of government still argue over the proposed Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), the current laws sex discrimination are founded in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The government agency that […]

Passing the Torch to the Human Resource Department

There comes a time in every successful company when the workload for the boss becomes too much. This is generally when the entrepreneur will start to delegate responsibilities to the different managers and employees. When it comes to many start-ups, the Human Resource department is from the last duties that an owner will relinquish. There […]

The Wahlburgers Class-Action Suit and New York Labor Law

On August 18th, 2016, five former employers who worked at the Wahlburgers burger chain brought a class action suit against their former employer. While the case may bring infamy because of the burger franchise celebrity founders, I would like to focus on the claimed accusations and what the corresponding New York labor laws say about […]

Minnesota Completes Faze-In of State Minimum Wage Hike

Beginning August 1st, 2016, Minnesota’s minimum wage has been increased to $9.50 per hour for large businesses, and $7.75 per hour for small businesses. This completes a three year plan that started back in August 2014, that lifted the state’s minimum wage from below the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour. The new minimum of […]