Election Day and Minimum Wage Increases

Election Day and Minimum Wage Increases

Minimum wage increases have been a popular topic in the news lately as advocates have been campaigning for minimum wage increases both on state and federal levels. On Election Day 2014, advocates got their way in at least four states: Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota. In all four states, vot...
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Who is a full-time employee?

Who is a full-time employee?

One question that comes up with some regularity is, “How many hours does an employee have to work to be a full-time employee?” Unfortunately, the answer to the question is, “It depends.” Full-time employment is a term with many different definitions, each depending on both the fa...
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The Myth of the Two Weeks’ Notice Requirement

It is not uncommon for employees to change jobs. When this happens, the question frequently arises regarding whether employees are legally obligated to provide two weeks’ notice before quitting their current job. The short answer is, “No.” Are there legal requirements to expect or give a two notice? The...
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