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    Oklahoma Employment Law

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly Employers of ten or more full time employees at any one location and employers with annual gross sales over $100,000 irrespective of number of full time employees. $5.85 $6.55 $7.25 07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) (Same as Federal) All other employers.   $2.00 ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    HRPeople's All-in-One Employment Law Guide

    HRPeople's All-in-One Employment Law Guide
    Every HR person, whether in a generalist or specialist role, needs to be familiar with employment law mandates at the federal and state level. Recognizing that this is no easy feat, HRPeople has developed an All-in-One Employment Law Guide, with everything you need to get proficient and stay compliant. Do you know all the laws that regulate employment? Check out HRPeople's ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +25
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    How Do You Replace an Employee Who Doesn't Know She's Being Fired?

    How Do You Replace an Employee Who Doesn't Know She's Being Fired?
    A reader writes: I’ve been going through your archives to see if you had any advice on replacing a current employee before they know they are being replaced…when that employee is HR. In a small company with one HR person we certainly can’t place an ad – and they want to have viable candidates before this person is let go. This ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    6 Illegal Interview Questions You Shouldn't Ask

    6 Illegal Interview Questions You Shouldn't Ask
    Need a refresher on which questions you can and can't ask when conducting a job interview? There's no shame in reusing the old standbys, such as "Where do you see yourself in five years?" and "What's your greatest weakness?" And the more colorful questions, such as "What animal best describes you?" and "If you were stranded on a desert island, what ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Arizona 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: Rate is increased annually based upon a cost of living formula. External Links Arizona Department of Labor Website: http://az.gov/webapp/portal/topic.jsp?id=1162
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: -1
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    Arkansas Employment Laws

    Overview Applies to: Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly (Applicable to employers of 4 or more employees) $6.25 (Same as Federal) 40 External Links Arkansas Department of Labor Website: http://www.arkansas.gov/labor/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    California Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $8.00 8 Over 12 (double time) 40 7th day: First 8 hours (time and half) Over 8 hours (double time) More Info: Overtime is due after 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week unless an alternative workweek of no more than 4 days of 10 hours ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliated Act (COBRA)

    Synopsis: Congress passed the landmark Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) health benefit provisions in 1986. The law amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the Internal Revenue Code and the Public Health Service Act to provide continuation of group health coverage that otherwise might be terminated. COBRA provides certain former employees, retirees, spouses, former spouses, and dependent children the right ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)

    Synopsis: The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law that sets minimum standards for retirement and health benefit plans in private industry. ERISA does not require any employer to establish a plan. It only requires that those who establish plans must meet certain minimum standards. ERISA covers retirement, health and other welfare benefit plans (e.g., life, ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    Synopsis: HIPAA amended the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), to provide new rights and protections for participants and beneficiaries in group health plans. Understanding this amendment is important to your decisions about future health coverage. HIPAA contains protections both for health coverage offered in connection with employment (group health plans) and for individual insurance policies sold by insurance companies (individual ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Kentucky Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $5.85 (Same as Federal) 40 7th day $6.55 07/01/2008 $7.25 07/01/2009 More Info: The 7th day overtime law, which is separate from the minimum wage law differs in coverage from that in the minimum wage law and requires premium pay on the seventh day for ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Louisiana Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly There is no state minimum wage law. External Links Louisiana Department of Labor Website: http://www.laworks.net/FAQs/FAQ_LouisianaLaborLaws.asp
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Maine Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.00 $7.25   07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: The Maine minimum wage is automatically replaced with the Federal minimum wage rate if it is higher than the State minimum with the exception that any such increase is limited to no more than $1.00 ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Maryland Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $6.15 $6.55 $7.25   07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: The Maryland minimum wage is automatically replaced with the Federal minimum wage rate if it is higher than the State minimum wage rate. External Links Maryland Department of Labor Website: http://www.dllr.state.md.us/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Anti-Harassment Procedure

    Elements of an Anti-Harassment Policy & Complaint Procedure An anti-harassment policy and complaint procedure should contain, at a minimum, the following elements: A clear explanation of prohibited conduct; Assurance that employees who make complaints of harassment or provide information related to such complaints will be protected against retaliation; A clearly described complaint process that provides accessible avenues of complaint; Assurance ...
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    Common Law Test

    Employees vs. Independent Contractors The 20 Factors of the Common Law Test 1. Instructions: Employees. An employee is required to comply with instruction about when, where, and how to work. Even if no instructions are given, the control factor is present if the employer has the right to give instructions. Independent Contractor (“IC’s”). IC’s determine on their own on how ...
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    FMLA Recordkeeping Requirements

    Records must disclose the following: 1. Basic payroll and identifying employee data, including name, address, and occupation; rate or basis of pay and terms of compensation; daily and weekly hours worked per pay period; additions to or deductions from wages; and total compensation paid. 2. Dates FMLA leave is taken by FMLA-eligible employees (e.g., available from time records, requests for leave, ...
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    North Carolina Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Future Effective Date Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $6.15 $6.55 $7.25   07/24/2008 07/24/2009 (Same as Federal) 40 More Info: Premium pay is required after 45 hours a week in seasonal amusements or recreational establishments. External Links North Carolina Department of Labor Website: http://www.nclabor.com/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    North 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) 40 External Links North Dakota Department of Labor Website: http://www.nd.gov/labor/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This
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    Ohio Employment Laws

    Overview Basic Minimum Rate (per hour) Premium Pay After Designated Hours Daily Weekly $7.00 (Same as Federal) 40 External Links Ohio Department of Labor Website: http://www.com.ohio.gov/laws/
    Published about 11 years ago | Rate This

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