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.

  • State Minimum Wage Rates - Chart

    Many states have minimum wage requirements. This Quick Reference chart sets forth the state minimum wage rates for all 50 states plus the District of Columbia.

  • Local Minimum Wage Rates - Chart

    Many cities and counties have ordinances requiring employers to pay employees a minimum wage that is often well above federal and state minimum wage rates. This chart covers minimum wage ordinances that apply to most or all employees who work within a particular jurisdiction.

  • District of Columbia Workplace Labor and Employment Law Posters

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

  • Illinois Workplace Labor and Employment Law Posters

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

  • New Jersey Workplace Labor and Employment Law Posters

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

  • Sexual Harassment Training by State

    This Quick Reference chart covers private employer requirements by state for sexual harassment training and related record retention or notice communications. However, employers in all states should consider providing sexual harassment training in order to minimize liability risks due to a supervisor's inappropriate comments or because of a supervisor's failure to adequately address a harassment incident.

  • Tax Treatment of Same-Sex Couple Benefits by State

    Despite the DOMA decision handed down by the Supreme Court in Windsor, state laws still vary greatly regarding both the recognition of same-sex marriage and the taxation of benefits provided to an employee's same-sex spouse by an employer. This Quick Reference chart summarizes federal and state law regarding whether same-sex marriages, civil unions and/or domestic partnerships are recognized, and whether the value of benefits provided by an employer to an employee's same-sex spouse or civil union or domestic partner is taxable. This chart will be updated when any changes in these laws occur.

  • Health Care Reform Timeline

    The requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) go into effect over several years. This chart summarizes major provisions of health care reform that are already in effect as well as those that will become effective over the next several years.

  • State Termination Pay Requirements - Chart

    This Quick Reference Chart summarizes each state's requirements on when to pay final wages to a terminated employee as well as how to treat any accrued but unused vacation time.

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