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    Vermont Employment Laws

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly (Applicable to employers of two or more employees) $7.68 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: The State overtime pay provision has very limited application because it exempts numerous types of establishments, such as retail and service; seasonal amusement/recreation; hotels, motels, restaurants; and transportation employees to whom ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Wisconsin Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $6.50 (Same as Federal) 40 External Links New York Department of Labor Website: http://www.dwd.state.wi.us/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Wyoming Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $5.15 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) External Links Wyoming Department of Labor Website: http://wydoe.state.wy.us/doe.asp?id=3
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Employment Law and Leaders

    Employment Law and Leaders
    Employment law is my forte. On some days, there's nothing better than reading a recent ruling, grabbing the salient points and being that much more equipped to advise and guide. Employment law is an area that employee relations HR pros need to pay attention to on a regular basis because it is under constant refinement.I am attending the21010 Upper Midwest Employment ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Are Your Email and Voicemail Policies a Liability?

    Are Your Email and Voicemail Policies a Liability?
    In attempting to strike a balance between employee privacy concerns and the legitimate business needs of employers, the scope of the employer's potential liability with respect to its electronic mail (e-mail) and voice mail systems must be considered. Such issues include: 1. E-mail is subject to discovery in a lawsuit. Like other employer records subject to subpoena, e-mail is discoverable. This ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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    FAQs

    FAQs
    • Frequently Asked Questions: Employment Labor Law • Disability-Related Questions You Can and Cannot Ask • Frequently Asked Questions Relating to Pregnant Employee Insurance Rights • Frequently Asked Questions About Immigration Law • Frequently Asked Questions About Health Insurance Portability Law • How To Avoid Whistleblower Retaliation Claims - Part 1 • How To Avoid Whistleblower Retaliation Claims - Part ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Employment Applications Are For Everyone

    Employment Applications Are For Everyone
    A few weeks ago I wrote a post about anti-harassment training and mentioned the time that I read about one of my employees in the newspaper — specifically their alleged inappropriate conduct. There's another piece of that story I wanted to share with you because I learned a very valuable lesson with the situation. Everyone needs to complete an employment application. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Frequently Asked Questions: Employment Labor Law

    • General Labor Laws • Hiring • Firing • Overtime Pay • Sexual Harassment • Workers' Compensation General Labor Law Q. What is Labor Law? A. Employment Law or Labor Law concerns the legal relationship between employers and employees. Statutes regarding labor law are found at all levels of government, from federal to state, to city and county. Labor law ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Alaska Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.15 8 40 More Info: Under a voluntary flexible work hour plan approved by the Alaska Department of Labor, a 10 hour day, 40 hour workweek may be instituted with premium pay after 10 hours a day instead of after 8 hours. The premium overtime pay requirement on ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

    Synopsis: Covered employers must grant an eligible employee up to a total of 12 workweeks of unpaid leave during any 12-month period for one or more of the following reasons: • for the birth and care of the newborn child of the employee; • for placement with the employee of a son or daughter for adoption or foster care; • to ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Americans with Disability Act (ADA)

    Synposis: The ADA discrimination against "qualified individuals with disabilities." This includes applicants for employment and employees. An individual is considered to have a "disability" if s/he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. Persons discriminated against because they ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Indiana 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) $5.85 $6.55 $7.25   07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: The State law excludes from coverage any employment that is subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. External Links Indiana Department of ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Iowa Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.25 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) More Info: The Iowa minimum wage is automatically replaced with the Federal minimum wage rate if it is higher than the State minimum. External Links Iowa Department of Labor Website: http://www.iowaworkforce.org/labor/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Kansas Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $2.65 (Same as Federal) 46 More Info: The State law excludes from coverage any employment that is subject to the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. External Links Kansas Department of Labor Website: http://www.dol.ks.gov/index.html
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    New Jersey Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.15 $7.25   07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) 40 External Links New Jersey Department of Labor Website: http://lwd.state.nj.us/labor/index.shtml
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Pregnancy FAQ

    Q. If, for pregnancy-related reasons, an employee is unable to perform the functions of her job, does the employer have to provide an alternative job? A. An employer is required to treat an employee temporarily unable to perform the functions of the job (because of her pregnancy-related condition) in the same manner as it treats other temporarily disabled employees, whether by ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Guidelines for Preparing a Workplace Investigation

    In developing a Workplace Investigation Plan, at a minimum, the employer should: 1. Identify all potential witnesses ● Take the Complaint - Why, where, who, witnesses, documentation - Explain limited confidentiality - Explain no retaliation - Be objective, not judgmental - Communicate a realistic timetable - Do not promise complete confidentiality - Consider interim protective measures if necessary - Instill confidence ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: -1
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    ADA Compliance

    Practical Advice on ADA Compliance ● Remember that the law contemplates an interactive process between the employee and employer following a request for a job accommodation because of a health condition. ● The focus of the conversation should initially be on the job performance, and the employer should be asking how he/she could help the employee perform. ● If a simple ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    New Mexico Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $6.50 $7.50   01/01/2009 (Same as Federal) 40 External Links New Mexico Department of Labor Website: http://www.dws.state.nm.us/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    New York Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.15 $7.25   07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: The New York minimum wage is automatically replaced with the Federal minimum wage rate if it is higher than the State minimum. External Links New York Department of Labor Website: http://www.labor.state.ny.us/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This

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