Editor's Choice

All Items: Wage and Hour

  • New Year and 87 New Compliance Requirements for 2019

    Date:
    December 7, 2018

    Year-end is a time typically focused on endings and for HR that means finalizing benefits enrollment, processing performance appraisals and completing payroll filings. But equally important is to prepare for new compliance requirements that will ring in the New Year.

  • July 1, 2018 Compliance Requirements

    Date:
    June 28, 2018

    July 1 ushers in many new requirements with which employers must comply, including pay equity and salary history inquiry laws intended to bridge the wage gap; employee leave laws that establish or expand employees' rights to leaves of absence and time off from work; and minimum wage rates that increase or, in some cases, take effect for the first time. This article has been updated to reflect discrimination and leave protections for crime victims in Vermont.

  • Breastfeeding/Lactation Accommodation in the Workplace

    Date:
    May 15, 2018

    XpertHR offers various tools and resources to assist an employer in managing employees who are breastfeeding.

  • Types of Employers and Workers: Employment Law Manual Expanded and Reorganized

    Date:
    April 10, 2018

    XpertHR is excited to announce the release of a new Employment Law Manual chapter, containing two new sections, Types of Employers and Types of Workers, as well as the existing Independent Contractor and Multistate Employer sections.

  • January 1, 2018 Compliance Requirements

    Date:
    December 21, 2017

    Numerous legislative changes take effect January 1, 2018 affecting minimum wage rates, recruiting and hiring, paid sick leave and more. An employer should take note of these legal developments and ensure it takes the appropriate steps to comply.

  • July 1, 2017, Compliance Requirements

    Date:
    June 21, 2017

    Numerous legislative changes take effect July 1, affecting minimum wage rates, employee leaves, recruiting and hiring, and more. An employer should take note of these legal developments and ensure it takes the appropriate steps to comply.

  • Municipal Preemption

    Date:
    April 5, 2017

    Many states have passed laws that prohibit local governments from adopting, enforcing or administering an ordinance or local resolution on certain issues, such as minimum wage or employee leaves.

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Editor's Choice: HR and legal considerations for employers regarding federal and state wage and hour laws.