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Pennsylvania Holiday Pay

Thursday, May 29th, 2008
Posted by Tamara
There is no federal or state law in Pennsylvania, or other states in the U.S., that requires a company to give employees a paid holiday.   There are also no laws, either federal or state that say an employee must pay employees a higher rate for working on a ... continue reading

Idaho Holiday Pay

Monday, May 26th, 2008
Posted by Tamara
An employer in Idaho, or any other state in the U.S., is not obligated by any federal or state law to pay their employees for time off taken for holidays.   Although most companies in the country designate between 5 to 7 days as paid holidays, this benefit is ... continue reading

Wyoming Holiday Pay

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

Wyoming employers do not have to give workers any additional payment for working on holidays. The reason for this is that there are no federal or state laws making it a requirement. There are also no laws requiring workers to be paid additional money for actually working on holidays. In ... continue reading

Indiana Holiday Pay

Monday, April 14th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

Neither state nor federal law requires holiday pay in the state of Indiana. There are also no laws that require employers to pay workers extra money for working on a holiday. Though the majority of employers do provide workers with five to seven holidays per year, it is simply a ... continue reading

South Carolina Holiday Pay

Thursday, April 10th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

In South Carolina, no state or federal laws exist stipulating that employers have to give employees paid holidays. Employers are also not required to pay their employees extra money for working on any holidays.

Despite this, most employers do choose to provide their employees with anywhere from five to ... continue reading

Arizona Holiday Pay

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

The state of Arizona does not have any specific laws requiring employers to provide employees with paid holidays. There are also no federal laws regarding this practice.

Not only do Arizona employees not have to be paid for holidays, they also do not have to be paid additional monies ... continue reading

Maryland Holiday Pay

Monday, April 7th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

Federal and state laws regarding holiday pay do not exist in Maryland. What this essentially means is that workers do not have to be paid extra for working on holidays, nor do they have to receive any paid holidays off of work.

Though this sounds a bit grim for ... continue reading

Louisiana Holiday Pay

Thursday, March 13th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

Neither federal law nor Louisiana law requires employers to pay workers extra for working on holidays.  Nor are there laws that require paid holidays.

The majority of employers do offer the benefit of 5 to 7 paid holidays throughout the year.  Holiday pay is a matter of company policy, ... continue reading

Colorado Holiday Pay

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

In general, workers are not entitled to additional compensation for holidays. It is up to the company to decide if the will or will not pay employees a bonus holiday pay or additional money for working during a holiday.

Federal law does not require it. Colorado law does not ... continue reading

Kansas Holiday Pay

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

Kansas law doesn’t force employers to pay workers for holidays, nor does Kansas law force employers to pay overtime rates to employees who work on holidays. Federal law also does not require either of these things.

While many employers are generous enough to grant paid holidays to employees, there ... continue reading

Hawaii Holiday Pay

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

Paid holidays are not required by Hawaii state or federal law. Extra compensation for working on holidays is not a requirement of Hawaii or federal law either.

Many employers offer up to 7 paid holidays throughout the year. Paid holidays are extra payments for holidays during which workers have ... continue reading

Massachusetts Holiday Pay

Monday, February 25th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

The state of Massachusetts does not have a law that says an employer must give employees any paid holidays. There is also no federal law which requires paid holidays.

Despite this, most companies choose to give five to seven paid holidays. The decision to do this, however, is solely ... continue reading

Rhode Island Holiday Pay

Friday, February 22nd, 2008
Posted by Tamara

In Rhode Island, no federal or state laws exist stating that companies have to give employees any paid holidays.  There is also no law that says that employees have to be paid extra for working on holidays.

Having said this, most employers choose to give five to seven different ... continue reading

Ohio Holiday Pay

Thursday, February 21st, 2008
Posted by Tamara

Neither Federal nor state law requires employers in Ohio to give workers any paid holidays.  There are also no laws that workers have to be paid extra for working on holidays.

Most Ohio employers opt to give five to seven paid holidays.  Doing this, however, is strictly a matter ... continue reading

New York Holiday Pay

Monday, February 18th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

New York does not have a state or federal law that requires employers to give workers any paid holidays.  In addition, there is no law stating that workers have to be paid for working on holidays.

Some people may wonder if workers are entitled to additional payment when they ... continue reading

Florida Holiday Pay

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008
Posted by Tamara

Neither Florida state or federal law says that an employer has to give employees any paid holidays.  In addition, there are no laws that say workers have to be paid extra for working on holidays.

For those who may be wondering if workers are entitled to additional payment when ... continue reading

Posting Requirements Wisconsin

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008
Posted by Diane

Employees in all states across the country should be able to review information about the labor laws that impact them in the workplace. These labor laws should be posted on labor law posters. The posters should then be displayed in the workplace in an area that is visible and accessible ... 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

USERRA in Tennessee

Saturday, January 19th, 2008
Posted by Diane

USERRA is a federal Act that stands for the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. This is an Act that pertains to employees and employers in states across the country. It has been in effect since 1994, when it replaced the Veterans Reemployment Rights Act.

USERRA has two ... 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

New York Insurance Fraud Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Molly

Insurance fraud is one of the largest white-collar crimes in America today, second only to tax evasion. New York City has the dubious distinction of having the 9 th highest rate of insurance fraud cases in the nation.

In order to combat the rising number of cases, New York ... continue reading

Alabama Marriage Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Patrick

I went looking for the Alabama Marriage Laws on the internet today and was glad to see they were easy to find and understand. Anyone planning to “Tie The Knot” in the state of Alabama should be well educated on the Alabama Marriage Laws. If you are not, then I ... continue reading

Wyoming Will and Living Trust Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Lacey

In the state of Wyoming if you are over the age of nineteen and of sound mind the law allows you to make a Will and Living Trust.  You may prepare a handwritten Will in your own handwriting or have it typed.  This must be witnessed by at least two ... continue reading

Georgia Adoption Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Tamara

Georgia’s Safe Have law permits a mother to surrender an infant up to one week old at any medical facility. These include hospitals, infirmaries, health centers and birthing centers, but not the private offices of physicians or dentists. The mother must provide her name, address and proof of identity. The ... continue reading

Louisiana Exempt Employee Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Brittney

Residents of the state of Louisiana who need to know the guidelines regarding tax exemptions can refer to Louisiana exempt employee laws. These laws also cover tax liability as well.

Louisiana exempt employee laws help employees know when they can claim exemptions on their W-4 or similar earning form. ... continue reading

Kentucky Exempt Employee Laws

Friday, November 3rd, 2006
Posted by Brittney

Kentucky exempt employee laws help citizens understand their responsibility regarding the payment of taxes. These laws specifically address issues of tax exemption.

Kentucky exempt employee laws help employees know when they can claim exemptions on their W-4 or similar earning form. For example, usually when people are working they ... continue reading

Arkansas Holiday Pay Laws

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006
Posted by Maya

I’ve been doing some research into holiday pay laws in Arkansas, and I discovered some helpful information to share with everyone. Arkansas has a minimum wage of $5.15, which is equal to the federal minimum wage. When it comes to holiday pay, Arkansas sticks with federal law as well.    ... continue reading

Nevada Probate Court

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006
Posted by Jamie

Nevada, like many other states, does not have a separate Nevada probate court system in place for the sole purpose of handling issues regarding probate laws. However, the state of Nevada does still enact all probate laws. Instead of having a Nevada probate court, the District Court of Nevada handles ... continue reading

Wyoming Holiday Pay Laws

Saturday, October 28th, 2006
Posted by Maya

With the holiday season just around the bend, I though I would do some research into holiday pay laws, and I discovered some useful information I though I would share. Every state has its own laws regarding holiday pay. Let’s check out the laws in Wyoming.

Wyoming follows the ... continue reading

Wisconsin Holiday Pay Laws

Saturday, October 28th, 2006
Posted by Maya

I have been researching holiday pay laws, and I have discovered some useful information to share. The laws differ from state to state. For now, let’s look at the laws in Wisconsin.

Like Illinois, Wisconsin has a law called the “One Day Rest in Seven Act”, which prohibits employers ... continue reading