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    Tennessee Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly No state minimum wage law. External Links Tennessee Department of Labor Website: http://state.tn.us/labor-wfd/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Texas 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) More Info: The State law excludes from coverage any employment that is subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The Texas State minimum wage law does not contain current dollar minimums. Instead ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Utah 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) More Info: The Utah state minimum wage law does not contain current dollar minimums. Instead the state law authorizes the adoption of the Federal minimum wage rate via administrative action. The State law excludes ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Virginia Employment Laws

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly (Applicable to employers of 4 or more employees) $5.85 $6.55 $7.25   07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) More Info: The Virginia state minimum wage law does not contain current dollar minimums. Instead the state adopts the Federal minimum wage rate ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Washington Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $8.07 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: Premium pay not applicable to employees who request compensating time off in lieu of premium pay. Beginning January 1, 2001, and annually thereafter, the rate will be adjusted for inflation by a calculation using the consumer price index for urban wage ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    West Virginia Employment Laws

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly (Applicable to employers of 6 or more employees at one location)   $6.55 $7.25   07/01/2008 (Same as Federal) 40 External Links West Virginia Department of Labor Website: http://www.wvlabor.org/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    State Guides

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    How to Deal With Pregnancy, Legally - FAQs

    How to Deal With Pregnancy, Legally - FAQs
    • Provide Another Job • Can She Work? • Length of Leave • Stay off Until Delivery? • Keep Job Open? • Status During Leave • Fringe Benefits • Hiring • Only Marrieds Protected? • All Female Workforce • Income Maintenance • Long-Term Disability • Fringe Benefits • Vacation Provide Another Job Q. If, for pregnancy-related reasons, an employee is ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How To Avoid Whistlblower Retaliation Claims - Part 1

    This is the first of a two-part article on avoiding whistleblower retaliation claims. There are two simple ways to avoid whistleblower lawsuits. The first is to limit or eliminate the underlying illegal or improper conduct that could give rise to allegations of wrongdoing that can trigger whistleblower status. The second is to treat whistleblowers properly if and when such conduct is ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Under What Conditions Should You Test For Drugs?

    Under What Conditions Should You Test For Drugs?
    This article is the last in a short series of articles we have written on drug testing in the workplace. If you have not had the opportunity to read the previous articles, here are the titles and links. The Six Key Elements Of A Drug Abuse Prevention Program Drug Testing In The Workplace...Six Reasons Why Companies Do It. Drug Testing In ...
    Published almost 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How To Avoid Whistleblower Retaliation Claims - Part 2

    In an earlier post entitled "How To Avoid Whistleblower Retaliation Claims - Part 1":http://hrpeople.monster.com/training/articles/93-how-to-avoid-whistlblower-retaliation-claims---part-1, we cited five proactive steps an employer should consider to limit his or her liability. The fifth step was to establish a procedure for responding to whistleblower complaints. Here are some guidelines that may be helpful in developing an effective procedure: 1. Recognize the complaint. The first ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support

    Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support
    Q. How will an employer be informed to start withholding child support from an employee’s wages? A. An employer will receive a notice from the State Child Support Enforcement (CSE) withholding agency that tells when to begin, how much to deduct, and where to send the money. Q. Will an employer have to tell the employee? A. The employee will already ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Employer Rules for Hiring Non-US Workers

    Employer Rules for Hiring Non-US Workers
    The immigration debate isn't just about undocumented workers, employers are key players too. No matter which side of the debate you favor or what role you play in the hiring process, job seekers of all kinds should understand the rules that employers must follow when hiring both citizens and noncitizens. The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1996 says employers ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Hawai'i Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.25 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: An employee earning a guaranteed monthly compensation of $2,000 or more is exempt from the State minimum wage and overtime law. The State law excludes from coverage any employment that is subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act unless the ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Idaho Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $5.85 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) $6.55 07/24/2008 $7.25 07/24/2009 External Links Idaho Department of Labor Website: http://www.cl.idaho.gov/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Illinois Employment Laws

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly (Applicable to employers of 4 or more employees, excluding family members) $7.50 $7.75 $8.00 $8.25   07/01/2008 07/01/2009 07/01/2010 (Same as Federal) 40 External Links Illinois Department of Labor Website: http://www.illinois.gov/working/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Part II: Hiring and Orienting a New Employee

    Part II: Hiring and Orienting a New Employee
    Be Aware of Employment Laws! The interview process and application forms, in today's arena, are land mines waiting to be stepped on! There are more employment laws today than ever before and questions you used to be able to ask are now grounds for discrimination lawsuits. If you aren't familiar with these laws, you must become so, and the sooner the ...
    Published over 10 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Nebraska Employment Laws

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly (Applicable to employers of 4 or more employees) $5.85 $6.55 $7.25 07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) External Links Nebraska Department of Labor Website: http://www.dol.state.ne.us/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Nevada Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $6.33 8 40 More Info: The premium overtime pay requirement on either a daily or weekly basis is not applicable to employees who are compensated at not less than one and one-half times the minimum rate or to employees of enterprises having a gross annual sales volume of ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    New Hampshire Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $6.50 $7.25   09/01/2008 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: The New Hampshire minimum wage is automatically replaced with the Federal minimum wage rate if it is higher than the State minimum. External Links New Hampshire Department of Labor Website: http://www.labor.state.nh.us/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?