Three poultry companies that operate chicken-processing plants in Mississippi paid their employees below the minimum wage and incorrectly calculated their overtime pay, the US Department of Labor (DOL) has announced.
Voters in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota have decisively backed ballot initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana. In addition, Mississippi voted to legalize medical marijuana.
This November 3, voters in Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota will decide marijuana-legalization measures, and voters in Florida will decide a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $15.00 by 2026.
With Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arresting 680 undocumented workers at several Mississippi food processing plants, this article examines the implications for employers.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling in Abshire v. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries illustrates the importance of including essential job functions in written job descriptions.
News: A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Mississippi employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.
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