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    Pennsylvania Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.15 $7.25   July 2009 (Same as Federal) 40 External Links Pennsylvania Department of Labor Website: http://www.dli.state.pa.us/
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    Rhode Island Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.40 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: Time and one-half premium pay for work on Sundays and holidays in retail and certain other businesses is required under two laws that are separate from the minimum wage law. External Links Rhode Island Department of Labor Website: http://www.dlt.state.ri.us/
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    South Carolina Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly No state minimum wage law. External Links South Carolina Department of Labor Website: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/
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    South Dakota Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $5.85 $6.55 $7.25   07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) External Links South Dakota Department of Labor Website: http://www.state.sd.us/applications/LD01DOL/frameset.asp?navid=&filtertype=1
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    How to Interview Candidates, Part 3: Keeping It Legal

    How to Interview Candidates, Part 3: Keeping It Legal
    Fair hiring laws were enacted to give every candidate a fair shake in the interview and selection process. Yet more than 40 years after the first of these guidelines became law, job candidates today still are asked questions that are illegal, insulting, and irrelevant to job performance. The keys to eradicating this kind of behavior are ongoing education and consistent interviewing ...
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    FLSA Recordkeeping Checklist

    FLSA Recordkeeping Checklist Employers are required to keep records on wages, hours, and other items for at least six years. With respect to an employee subject to both minimum wage and overtime pay provisions, the following records must be kept: Personal information, including employee’s name, home address, zip code, occupation, sex, and birth date (if under 19 years of age). ...
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    Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA): How To Draft A Waiver of Rights

    Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) How To Draft A Waiver of Rights Congress expressly provided that waivers may be valid and enforceable under the ADEA so long as the waiver is “knowing and voluntary.” 1. Waiver agreements must be drafted in plain language geared to the level of understanding of the individual party to the agreement or individuals eligible to ...
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    Circumstances That Require Granting Family or Medical Leave

    Circumstances That Require Granting Family or Medical Leave When covered employers receive a request for leave from eligible employees, it must be granted in the following situations: 1. For the birth and care of a newborn child; 2. For the placement of a child for adoption or foster care; 3. For the care of the employee’s spouse, child, or parent ...
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    Connecticut Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.65 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: In restaurants and hotel restaurants, for the 7th consecutive day of work, premium pay is required at time and one half the minimum rate. The Connecticut minimum wage rate automatically increases to 1/2 of 1 percent above the rate set in ...
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    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws

    The Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination are: a. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; b. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), which protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex-based wage discrimination; c. The Age ...
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    National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

    Synopsis: Congress approved the National Labor Relations Act in 1935 to encourage a healthy relationship between private-sector workers and their employers, which policy makers viewed as vital to the national interest. The NLRA was designed to curtail work stoppages, strikes and general labor strife, which were viewed as harmful to the U.S. economy and to the nation’s general well-being. The NLRA ...
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    Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

    Synopsis: To assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women; by authorizing enforcement of the standards developed under the Act; by assisting and encouraging the States in their efforts to assure safe and healthful working conditions; by providing for research, information, education, and training in the field of occupational safety and health; and for other purposes.
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    Immigration and Nationality Act

    Synopsis: The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) includes provisions addressing employment eligibility, employment verification, and nondiscrimination. These provisions apply to all employers. Basic Provisions/Requirements: Under the INA, employers may hire only persons who may legally work in the United States (i.e., citizens and nationals of the U.S.) and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. The employer must verify the identity ...
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    Delaware Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.15 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) More Info: The Delaware minimum wage is automatically replaced with the Federal minimum wage rate if it is higher than the State minimum. External Links Delaware Department of Labor Website: http://www.delawareworks.com/
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    District of Columbia Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.00   (Same as Federal) 40 $7.55 07/24/2008 More Info: In the District of Columbia, the rate is automatically set at $1 above the Federal minimum wage rate if the District of Columbia rate is lower. External Links District of Columbia Department of Labor Website: ...
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    Florida Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $6.79 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) External Links Florida Department of Labor Website: http://www.stateofflorida.com/Portal/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=10
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    Michigan Employment Laws

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly   (Applicable to employers of 2 or more employees)   $7.15 $7.40   07/01/2008 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: The State law excludes from coverage any employment that is subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act unless the State wage rate ...
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    Minnesota Employment Laws

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly Large employer (enterprise with annual receipts of $625,000 or more) $6.15 (Same as Federal) 48 Small employer (enterprise with annual receipts of less than $625,000) $5.25 (Same as Federal) 48 External Links Minnesota Department of Labor Website: http://www.doli.state.mn.us/
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    Mississippi Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly No state minimum wage law. External Links Mississippi Department of Labor Website: http://www.mississippi.gov/index.jsp
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    Missouri Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $6.65 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: In addition to the exemption for federally covered employment, the law exempts, among others, employees of a retail or service business with gross annual sales or business done of less than $500,000. Premium pay required after 52 hours in seasonal amusement ...
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