Key employment facts, such as minimum wage rates by state, state overtime variations and limitations on credit checks by state, presented in an easy-to-follow format.

This tool enables you to:

  • Check key facts, rates and legal requirements quickly and easily.
  • Plan ahead in relation to tax withholding requirements and benefits analysis.
  • Keep up to date with key leave law requirements by state, such as paid sick leave and voting leave.

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  • Ban the Box - Chart

    The introduction of federal "Ban the Box" legislation follows that of a host of big cities and some states which already have enacted laws prohibiting employers from asking applicants if they have been convicted of a felony on initial application forms.

  • Minimum Wage Rates by State and Municipality

    Many states and municipalities have minimum wage requirements. This Quick Reference chart sets forth the state minimum wage rates for all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. It also covers selected local minimum wage ordinances that apply to most or all employees who work within a particular jurisdiction.

  • Taxation of Supplemental Wages by State

    This Quick Reference chart provides employers with an overview of the current method required to be used in each state to withhold state income taxes from supplemental wage payments made to employees.

  • New Hampshire Workplace Labor and Employment Law Posters

    In addition to federal posting requirements, a New Hampshire employer should ensure compliance with individual state and local requirements for workplace posters. This chart contains information regarding New Hampshire-specific notice posting requirements.

  • Health Care Continuation Coverage (Mini-COBRA) Laws by State

    This chart helps employers understand each state's health care continuation coverage requirements. These so-called "mini-COBRA" laws cover smaller employers or may otherwise provide greater rights than the federal Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA).

  • Maryland Workplace Labor and Employment Law Posters

    In addition to federal posting requirements, a Maryland employer should ensure compliance with individual state and local requirements for workplace posters. This chart contains information regarding Maryland-specific notice posting requirements.

  • Temporary Disability Insurance Requirements by State

    Employers in five states, California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island, are required to provide temporary disability insurance to workers. This chart helps employers understand each state's temporary disability insurance requirements.

  • Unemployment and Disability Insurance Taxable Wage Bases by State

    Most employers pay state unemployment insurance contributions based on the wages they pay to their employees, up to an annual state taxable wage base. Five states also have disability insurance systems with employer and/or employee contributions tied to a taxable wage base. This chart provides employers with each state's current unemployment and disability insurance (if applicable) taxable wage base.

  • New Jersey Workplace Notices

    A New Jersey employer should ensure compliance with individual state and local requirements for workplace notices. This chart contains information regarding New Jersey-specific notice requirements.

  • California Workplace Labor and Employment Law Posters

    In addition to federal posting requirements, an California employer should ensure compliance with individual state and local requirements for workplace posters. This chart contains information regarding California-specific notice posting requirements.

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