Suffolk County, New York has passed a law making it unlawful for employers and employment agencies with four or more employees to inquire about a job applicant’s salary history or otherwise to rely on such information in setting a new employee’s pay.
This month's State of the States will provide an overview of select voter-approved state and local ballot initiatives that affect employment, and discuss other legislative efforts that made headway in November.
The dishes are done, the leftovers are gone, and you are back at work. Were new laws enacted while you were conked out in a tryptophan-induced nap? Keep reading for all the November updates about the minimum wage, tips, and overtime.
With December upon us, many employers are preparing for office holiday parties. Notably fewer businesses intend to host an event this year, per a recent survey, but those that do must consider a variety of factors, as explored in the accompanying video.
Voters in Oakland, California recently approved a ballot measure imposing new minimum wages and employment standards for some hotel workers and authorizing the City to administratively enforce its employment standards through investigations and penalties.
On November 14, 2018, the Saint Paul City Council passed, and Mayor Melvin Carter signed into law, an ordinance that will raise the minimum wage in Saint Paul, Minnesota to $15 an hour starting as early as 2022 for large businesses.