Sunnyvale Minimum Wage in 2015 is $10.30

Sunnyvale Minimum Wage in 2015 is $10.30
Sunnyvale Minimum Wage in 2015 is $10.30

Effective January 1, 2015 the Sunnyvale, CA minimum wage is $10.30 per hour. Several California cities including San Francisco, San Jose and Richmond have increased the municipal minimum wage higher than the California state minimum wage of $9.00 per hour.  Beginning January 1, 2016 the Sunnyvale minimum wage will increase annually, based on the cost of living. The City Council... Read More

Las Cruces, NM 2015 Minimum Wage is $8.40

Las Cruces, NM 2015 Minimum Wage is $8.40
Las Cruces, NM 2015 Minimum Wage is $8.40

The minimum wage for workers in Las Cruces, NM increased to $8.40 per hour on January 1, 2015. In December 2014 the City Council voted to push back future minimum wage increases. The rate will increase to $9.20 in January 2017, and to $10.10 in January 2019. Beginning in 2021, the Las Cruces minimum wage will be adjusted annually based... Read More

Illinois Ban the Box Law

Illinois Ban the Box
A new Illinois Ban the Box law went into effect on January 1, 2015.

A new Illinois Ban the Box law that went into effect on January 1, 2015 prohibits employers from asking about an employee’s criminal background on applications or during the early part of the selection and recruiting process. The “Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act” was signed by Governor Pat Quinn in July 2014. It prevents employers or their agents from... Read More

California Heat Stroke Law

California Heat Stroke Law
California Heat Stroke Law

The state of California continues to place obligations for preventing employee heat stroke onto employers. In the latest move, on January 1, 2015 California heat stroke law clarified that cooldown periods or “recovery periods” must be paid, by state law. In a series of regulations beginning in 2013 under the CAL-OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Regulations, the state has required all... Read More

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