Massachusetts Paid Sick Leave Law

Massachusetts Paid Sick Leave Law
Beginning July 1, 2015 Massachusetts employees will accrue paid sick leave under a new state law.

Beginning July 1, 2015 Massachusetts employees have the right to take up to 40 hours of paid sick leave each calendar year under the Massachusetts paid sick leave law. On November 5, 2014 Massachusetts voters passed a law that requires all employers with more than 10 workers to provide paid sick leave. Nationwide, up to 67% of employees in the... Read More

Hawaii Minimum Wage Increase 2015

Hawaii Minimum Wage Increase
The Hawaii minimum wage increase in 2015 is to $7.75 per hour.

Effective January 1, 2015 the Hawaii minimum wage increases from to $7.25 to $7.75 per hour.  Under the current Hawaii minimum wage law, additional increases are expected, to $8.50 (in 2016), $9.25 (in 2017) and $10.10 per hour (in 2018.) On May 23, 2014 Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie signed Senate Bill 2609 (Act 82) to increase the state minimum wage... Read More

Keeping Up With Employment Law Posters

EEO is the Law Poster Image

They hold prestigious space on walls in virtually every business in the United States. People walk by them often, but the person responsible for human resources may be the only one, other than the Department of Labor, watching them like a hawk. Yes, they are employment law posters. Employment law posters are required to be prominently displayed and “in an... Read More

Arizona Minimum Wage Increase 2015

Arizona Minimum Wage
The Arizona minimum wage increases to $8.05 in 2015.

Effective January 1, 2015 the Arizona minimum wage increases from $7.90 to $8.05 per hour. The Arizona minimum wage for tipped employees increases to $5.05 per hour in 2015. This increase was issued by the Industrial Commission of Arizona on October 16, 2014. Arizona is one of about a dozen US states that increases the minimum wage annually, based on... Read More

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