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States announce 2013 minimum wage rates and other employment law changes

USA - November 30 2012 Although the federal minimum wage will remain at $7.25 per hour in 2013, several states and cities have announced that their minimum wage will increase next year.

Matthew W. Clarke.

New unemployment law imposes stricter standards and penalties on employers

USA - January 2 2014 Employers who routinely brush aside the unemployment claims they do not intend to contest may want to rethink that strategy in light of recent…

Jeffrey P. Watson, Matthew W. Clarke.

Several states announce 2014 increase in minimum wage rates

USA - November 14 2013 Although the federal minimum wage will remain at $7.25 per hour in 2014, many states have announced that their minimum wage will increase next year…

Jeffrey P. Watson, Matthew W. Clarke.

Beware the perils of end-of-the-year bonuses and the office holiday party

USA - December 4 2013 During the holidays, many employers provide non-exempt employees with prizes, awards, nondiscretionary bonuses and incentive payments dependent on the…

Jeffrey P. Watson, Matthew W. Clarke.

Mandated paid sick leave - now and in the future

USA - March 22 2013 More U.S. cities and states are considering mandating paid sick leave. Only four cities, Portland, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Seattle…

Matthew W. Clarke.