Mandatory Changes to Alaska Labor Law Poster: Update Required!

Alaska is one of 22 states and jurisdictions operating a complete State OSHA plan that covers both private sector and State and local government employees. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act States are encouraged to develop and operate their … Continue reading

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Protecting Workers in High Heat Conditions

There are basic steps employers must take to ensure worker safety during the summer and periods of high heat which include: Provide heat illness prevention training Provide cool, fresh water and encourage workers to drink water frequently Provide shaded areas … Continue reading

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Newfoundland & Labrador Increases Minimum Wage and Employee Protections; NL Poster Updated

Compliance Poster Company’s Newfoundland & Labrador All-On-One™ Labor Law Poster has been updated with several labor law changes that impact employer responsibilities and policies, and employee rights. These changes apply to all employers in the province. Minimum Wage Increase Oct. … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Expands Fair Practices Ordinance: Strengthens Protections for Breastfeeding Mothers

Philadelphia’s Mayor Nutter recently signed the Breastfeeding Accommodation Bill, Number 130922, an extension of the Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance. It is effective immediately. Businesses with one (1) or more employees are now required to provide reasonable accommodations for female employees … Continue reading

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New Illinois Law Requires Employers to Accommodate Pregnant Employees

Beginning January 1, 2015, Illinois employers will need to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees and new mothers – including leaves of absence. Under a new law that amends the Illinois Human Rights Act, employees will be able to request … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Minimum Wage to Increase on October 1

Minimum wage legislation exists for Canadian provinces and territories as included in labor and employment standards.  Minimum wage laws stipulate the lowest rate an employer can pay employees who are covered under an Act or Standard and serve an important … Continue reading

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USCIS Offers Four Great Reasons to Take A Free Compliance Webinar

Four great reasons to take a Form I-9, E-Verify, Self Check or Employee Rights webinar from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS): Pre-registration is not required for most webinars. Webinars are presented by USCIS subject matter experts. Participants have … Continue reading

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Manitoba, Canada Minimum Wage Increases October 1

Manitoba’s minimum wage will increase October 1, 2014. Currently the wage rate is $10.45 per hour for most industries. On Wednesday October 1, 2014 the minimum wage increases by 25 cents to $10.70 per hour.  All employees must receive the … Continue reading

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Maryland Updates Employment of Minors Fact Sheet; CPC Offers Free Download for Employers

Maryland has revised the state’s Employment of Minors Fact Sheet which employers can download free from Compliance Poster Company here.  Employers must post the Employment of Minors Fact Sheets where youths under age 18 are employed.  (Md. Code Ann. § … Continue reading

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California Paid Sick Leave Bill Sits on Governor Brown’s Desk for Signing

Paid sick leave is a hot topic on both the state and city level. Currently a bill regarding paid sick leave, titled The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, sits on California’s Governor Brown’s desk for signing.  Should he … Continue reading

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