State Minimum Wage Increases for 2017 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2017. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 State minimum wage changes effective January 1, 2017. per hour. per hour.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2019 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2019. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but the FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are more favorable to employees. The minimum wage for federal contractors in 2019 is $10.60 per hour. State Minimum Wage Changes Effective December 31, 2018. per hour.

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What They Aren’t Telling You About the Gender Wage Gap

Workology

First let me start off by saying I believe the wage gap is real. The wage gap is an issue according to what I know about being a woman and according to research, which tells us that women are making on average $.78 Why Wage Disparity Exists.

Five Employment law highlights from around the country

OmegaHR Solutions

The $15 an hour minimum wage trend picks up some steam as Los Angeles votes to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in increments until it tops $15 in 2020. Emeryville, in the Bay Area also has passed a similar measure.

Is Travel Time Compensable for Technicians Paid on an Hourly Basis?

HR Daily Advisor

As we previously reported , last week the U.S. Important questions were addressed regarding the interplay of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the compensability of travel time for nonexempt employees.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2018 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2018. . Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but the FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are more favorable to employees. The minimum wage for federal contractors in 2018 is $10.35 per hour. Loading… State Minimum Wage Changes Effective December 31, 2017.

Protect Your Business: How to Avoid the Most Common Discrimination Charge

Insperity

In 2014, nearly 43 percent of all discrimination complaints filed nationwide with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused employers of retaliation. And according to the EEOC, the number of findings based on a retaliation claim is outpacing other types of discrimination.

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

Evil HR Lady

Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? So, come join me on the Evil Side. Friday, September 03, 2010 Illegal Discrimination in Tech?

Protect Your Business: How to Avoid the Most Common Discrimination Charge

Insperity

In 2014, nearly 43 percent of all discrimination complaints filed nationwide with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused employers of retaliation. And according to the EEOC, the number of findings based on a retaliation claim is outpacing other types of discrimination. Among the reasons people accuse their employer of discrimination, retaliation is the easiest for them to allege and the most challenging for a company to defend.

Paying Police and Firefighters: Serving the Public and Our Workplaces

HR Daily Advisor

Violence in the workplace is an important safety and health issue; one that is too often overlooked or ignored. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees.

Future Friday: Who is helped by a reduced workweek?

OmegaHR Solutions

Will reduced hours be helpful? A study coming out of Australia has indicated that a reduced workweek of optimally 25 hours per week helps workers over the age of 40 in terms of their mental functioning. With a new generation coming online that may be difficult to do.

Train for Compliance—More Manager Actions that Can Risk Lawsuits

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we reviewed the first 17 of our list of 27 management actions that can increase your company’s risk of being sued; today, we present the final 10 manager/supervisor actions that you must be training against. Learn More.

Ask the Expert: Can Our Employee Work as a ‘Contractor’ on Weekends?

HR Daily Advisor

Question: We are seeking clarification on hours worked for overtime pay. We have an employee who works as a “contractor” outside regular working hours, such as weekends. We are looking for guidance on when we will have to pay overtime; if allowing the employee to work as a “contractor” on the weekends will still count towards hours worked for purposes of the 40 hours workweek.

Nebraska Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Nebraska Small Business Training Center . Employers can set certain guidelines that employees must meet before they can accrue vacation leave.

Employment Laws Every Alabama Business Owner Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Vacation Days: No statute, but if an employer chooses to provide vacation leave, it must comply with the terms of its established policy or contract. .

Washington Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. The amount of vacation time an employee can accrue may be capped by the employer. Minimum Wage. The wage will increase to $13.50

Oklahoma Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Medical Leave: Employers may be required to provide leave in accordance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. . Minimum Wage.

Hawaii Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. We did some of the hard work for you and put some of the most important Hawaii statutes in one place so you can either learn them for the first time or give yourself a refresher. . Employers can cap the amount of vacation time that can be accrued. . The paid time off cannot include existing lunches or breaks. .

Wisconsin Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. A covered employer has at least 50 permanent employees during at least 6 of the last 12 months. Minimum Wage. Tipped Wages.

Switching Over to a PEO: What Exactly is Changing?

AbelHR

But even after you learn what the PEO stands for (professional employer organization) it still doesn’t really make sense! But first, let’s explain, at the broadest level. Payroll: The second most widely understood perk of a PEO lies in payroll processing.

Delaware Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. We did some of the hard work for you and put some of the most important Delaware statutes in one place so you can either learn them for the first time or give yourself a refresher. . Medical Leave: Employers may be required to provide an employee unpaid leave in accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act or other federal laws.

Do You Pay Your Interns? Six Questions That Can Help You Decide

TLNT: The Business of HR

The short answer – probably. It’s safe to assume that as more and more unpaid interns hear about the lawsuits, they could jump on the bandwagon. Three separate bills have been proposed in the past month to prevent workplace discrimination against unpaid interns.

Virginia Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. We did some of the hard work for you and put some of the most important Virginia statutes in one place so you can either learn them for the first time or give yourself a refresher. . Jury Duty: Employers do not have to pay employees for time taken off to respond to a jury summons , but they may not penalize employees for doing so.

“Education.” with Timothy Quinn and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

As part of my series about “the five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap” I had the pleasure of interviewing Timothy Quinn, a principal co-founder of Hatebase , the world’s largest repository of multilingual hate speech data. Consumer consequence.

Why Employer Retaliation Poses Serious Risks In Today’s Workplaces

Astron Solutions

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, you might be under the impression that sexual harassment claims are the primary area of concern for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency responsible for enforcing federal employee protection laws.

Back to Work After COVID-19

Tandem HR

An employer’s guide to preparing the business, the workplace and employees for the transition. businesses are entering a new phase of the pandemic and employees are headed back to work after COVID-19 shelter in place orders expire. Training required by OSHA. ?

The Truth About Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

TalentCulture

As women, we deal with more in the workplace than our male counterparts, including unconscious bias. Women are still discriminated against professionally, whether it is directly through compensation or indirectly through the way we are treated or spoken to.

The Role of HR in Risk Management

Paycor

Wage and Hour Penalties Pay Equity Harassment Policy Termination. Yet day to day, you step carefully, balancing the complexities of the workplace. We love to talk to HR professionals about their strategic goals – for inspiration, check out Unlock the True Power of HR.

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

How a Payroll Provider Can Help You Maintain Compliance

Hireology

Rather than using a standalone payroll solution, an integrated payroll and talent management provider comes equipped with all the tools and reports needed to maintain compliance. Below, we’ve outlined several compliance regulations the right payroll provider can help you track.

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Employee appreciation needs to be a year-round effort, not a one-off to-do to check off your corporate calendar. Here are some thoughts, from the archives, to make employee appreciation part of your corporate culture. The DOL’s Model FMLA Forms Expired Just Days Ago.

California HR Trends for 2017—Don’t Get Burned!

HR Daily Advisor

feels the pain of HR pros. Presenting at the recent Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference and Exposition in Washington, D.C., Sunburn #1: New Wage and Hour Regulations. This bill sets the hourly minimum wage at $10.50

What’s Keeping HR Up at Night in 2020?

HRExecutive

The number of job openings in the U.S. million in January 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Is this an early sign that the talent shortage is dwindling? Although the talent shortage began dominating the labor market more than a decade ago, the No.

The Daily Rundown: Sexual Harassment Training and the State of Paid Family Leave

Zenefits

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Today we take a look at the debate around Colorado’s proposed paid family leave legislation, the role credit scores play in small business lending, and sexual harassment training in the Big Apple. As the debate about paid family leave heats up on the national level , Colorado and a number of other states have introduced bills to provide benefits for workers who need to care for family under a variety of circumstances.