On August 5, 2008, New York Governor David Paterson signed legislation that requires employers to post a copy of Article 23 A of the correction law relating to the employment of persons with a criminal conviction.
In the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, Election Day is a legal holiday. This includes any day a referendum is held. General elections are legal holidays in the Virgin Islands, and employees who give prior notice must be permitted two hours off, with pay, to vote.
Internationally, in many countries, election day (more…)
According to CCH, a nationwide leader in labor and employment information, more than half of the U.S. states have laws that mandate time off to vote. Employers who do not comply face fines and even jail time.
The states that do not require employers to give workers time off to vote are: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, New Hersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont and Virginia.
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Surprised parents in Vacaville were caught off guard when their youngsters reported that last year’s female music teacher was now a “mister.” The teacher is undergoing transgender surgery, and reported to Foxboro Elementary school as a man at the beginning of the school year.
Angry taxpayers lodged complaints (more…)