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Posting Requirements in Washington, DC

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008
Posted by Diane

Employees in Washington, DC have a right to learn about the labor laws that impact them at work by reviewing labor law posters. These labor law posters should be posted in an area of the workplace that is visible to all employees, such as an employee break room or a ... continue reading

Posting Requirements in Virginia

Saturday, January 19th, 2008
Posted by Diane

Employees in all states across the country should be able to learn more information about the labor laws that impact them in the workplace by reviewing their labor law rights on the labor law posters that are displayed in the workplace. Each workplace in the state of Virginia should have ... continue reading

FMLA in Alabama for Coverage of Pets

Thursday, November 8th, 2007
Posted by Diane

The Family and Medical Leave Act does not cover pets in any state across the U.S. In fact, the FMLA has very clear definitions of which family members are eligible for coverage, in addition to the employee. Basically, the FMLA is in place so that if an employee needs to ... continue reading

USERRA in Alabama

Thursday, November 8th, 2007
Posted by Diane

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act is a federal Act that applies to all employees and employers in all states across the country, including Alabama. USERRA was put into place by Congress in 1994 to replace the Veterans’ Reemployment Rights Act (VRRA).

The goal of USERRA is ... continue reading

Washington Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 20th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

You may have heard the term comp time, which refers to compensation time or compensatory time off. Whichever term you use it all means the same thing, time off with pay in lieu of overtime pay. What you might be surprised to learn is that in most cases it is ... continue reading

Virginia Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 20th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

There are several laws pertaining to employment, many of those being wage and hour laws. Most of these laws fall under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, including overtime. The law requires that all non-exempt employees be paid at a rate of one and a half times their normal rate ... continue reading

Vermont Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 20th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

Employers are beginning to realize that in order to maintain productivity of its employees and to minimize staff burnout, employees need to have a balance between the demands of their work and their personal lives. One way to accomplish this is by employing flextime or offering compensation time in lieu ... continue reading

Utah Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 20th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

You may have heard the term comp time, which refers to compensation time or compensatory time off. Whichever term you use it all means the same thing, time off with pay in lieu of overtime pay. What you might be surprised to learn is that in most cases it is ... continue reading

Texas Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 20th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

There are several laws pertaining to employment, many of those being wage and hour laws. Most of these laws fall under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, including overtime. The law requires that all non-exempt employees be paid at a rate of one and a half times their normal rate ... continue reading

Tennessee Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 20th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

There are several laws pertaining to employment, many of those being wage and hour laws. Most of these laws fall under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, including overtime. The law requires that all non-exempt employees be paid at a rate of one and a half times their normal rate ... continue reading

South Dakota Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 20th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

There are several laws pertaining to employment, many of those being wage and hour laws. Most of these laws fall under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, including overtime. The law requires that all non-exempt employees be paid at a rate of one and a half times their normal rate ... continue reading

South Carolina Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 20th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

You may have heard the term comp time, which refers to compensation time or compensatory time off. Whichever term you use it all means the same thing, time off with pay in lieu of overtime pay. What you might be surprised to learn is that in most cases it is ... continue reading

Rhode Island Compensation Time Laws

Sunday, November 19th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

You may want to familiarize yourself with Rhode Island compensation time laws if you are working or seeking employment in the State. In learning about the law you may be surprised or even discouraged to learn that if you work in the private sector and are non-exempt or otherwise eligible ... continue reading

Pennsylvania Compensation Time Laws

Sunday, November 19th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

Pennsylvania compensation time laws fall under the states overtime laws. The current requirements are substantially similar to that of the earlier federal standards. Employers must follow Pennsylvania’s regulations even if these rules are more stringent for employers than the federal requirement. Pennsylvania employers must be aware that the federal or ... continue reading

Oregon Compensation Time Laws

Sunday, November 19th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

In learning about the law you may be surprised or even discouraged to learn that if you work in the private sector and are non-exempt or otherwise eligible for overtime pay, whether you and your employer both want it, compensation time is illegal. Oregon compensation time laws fall under the ... continue reading

Oklahoma Compensation Time Laws

Sunday, November 19th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

Oklahoma compensation time laws define compensation time as an alternative method for compensating employees who work overtime. Since Oklahoma has no overtime laws of its own, federal statutes must be followed. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the practice of giving compensation time in lieu of overtime is illegal in ... continue reading

Ohio Compensation Time Laws

Sunday, November 19th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

In Ohio employers recognize that keeping up employee morale is a good way to improve effectiveness and to recruiting and retaining a high quality workforce. One way to accomplish this is by employing flexible schedules. Several employers informally adopt a compensation time policy, offering time off to be taken at ... continue reading

North Dakota Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

Employers are beginning to realize that in order to maintain productivity of its employees and to minimize staff burnout, employees need to have a balance between the demands of their work and their personal lives. One way to accomplish this is by employing flextime or offering compensation time in lieu ... continue reading

North Carolina Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

North Carolina compensation time laws state that a private sector employer cannot give comp time to its non-exempt employees in lieu of paying time and one-half overtime pay based on an employee’s regular rate of pay. There are no mandates for exempt employees but the law does go on to ... continue reading

New York Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

New York compensation time laws prohibit employers in the private sector from using compensation time. Some employers in the private sector, unaware of the laws against it, informally adopt a comp time policy-giving employees an hour at some later time, for an hour of overtime work. Many employees even agree ... continue reading

New Mexico Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

New Mexico compensation time laws specifically state that a private employer cannot give compensation time instead of overtime pay. Comp, compensation, or compensatory time as it is sometimes referred to is time off with pay in lieu of overtime pay for overtime hours worked. Overtime laws fall under the Federal ... continue reading

New Jersey Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

You may want to familiarize yourself with New Jersey compensation time laws if you are working or seeking employment in the State. In learning about the law you may be surprised or even discouraged to learn that if you work in the private sector and are non-exempt or otherwise eligible ... continue reading

New Hampshire Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

If you work in New Hampshire you may have questions about your employment and policies regarding hours. While employers are not required to give their employees time off many do offer paid time off. Several employers informally adopt a compensation time policy, offering time off to be taken at a ... continue reading

Nevada Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

With the demands of work and family any time off is appreciated nowadays. In learning about the law, you might find it to be frustrating that you cannot have comp time, even if you and your employer both want it. If you are working for a private, non-governmental employer and ... continue reading

Nebraska Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

Nebraska compensation time laws allow compensation time only for the public sector. Private sector employers may employ flexible schedules. Employees are required to follow established work schedules. A usual work schedule is 40 hours per week, whether it be Monday through Friday or some other schedule of days. Flextime allows ... continue reading

Montana Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

There are several laws pertaining to employment, many of those being wage and hour laws. Most of these laws fall under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, including overtime. The law requires that all non-exempt employees be paid at a rate of one and a half times their normal rate ... continue reading

Missouri Compensation Time Laws

Saturday, November 18th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

Many of us today find that it is difficult to juggle the demands of work and home. It seems we are working more and more hours and time needed to take care of personal affairs and tending to our family’s needs is hard to come by. While many people enjoy ... continue reading

Iowa Labor Laws

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006
Posted by Maya

Whether you are an employer or an employee, you owe it to yourself to be familiar with the labor laws in your area. In some states, federal laws set by the US Department of Labor are the only laws governing labor, and in other states, the state government has legislated ... continue reading

Mississippi Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 6th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

Compensation time is defined as time off with pay in lieu of overtime pay for irregular or occasional overtime work or, when permitted under agency flexible work schedule programs, time off with pay in lieu of overtime pay for regularly scheduled or irregular or occasional overtime work. If you are ... continue reading

Minnesota Compensation Time Laws

Monday, November 6th, 2006
Posted by Carolyn

Compensation time is defined as time off with pay in lieu of overtime pay for irregular or occasional overtime work or, when permitted under agency flexible work schedule programs, time off with pay in lieu of overtime pay for regularly scheduled or irregular or occasional overtime work. If you are ... continue reading