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Overtime

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Under the FLSA, there are no limits to the number of hours an employer may require an employee to work in one workday or one workweek. However, employers are required to pay employees an overtime rate of one and a half times their regular rate for all hours worked in a workweek in excess of 40, unless the employee is ... Read more

Exempt Employees

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Employers do not need to pay employees the mandated minimum wage rate and/or overtime if there is an applicable statutory exemption. The Fair Labor Standards Act provides for two categories of exemptions: (1) those that exempt employees from both minimum wage and overtime requirements and (2) those that exempt employees from only the overtime requirements. For a discussion of those ... Read more

Entertainment Industry

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Alaska child labor laws allow youth of almost any age to work in the entertainment industry subject to several restrictions and limitations. The restrictions and limitations on child labor in Alaska in the entertainment industry are discussed below. Entertainment industry defined Alaska child labor laws define the entertain industry to include an organization or individual using the services of a ... Read more

Alaska Child Labor Laws

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Alaska child labor laws regulate the employment of youth in the state of Alaska. These laws dictate the ages and times as well as the types of work they may perform. Generally, speaking children 13 years old and younger may not work in Alaska, except in some limited situations. Youth who are 14 and 15 years old may work in ... Read more

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) exists to promote accuracy, fairness, and privacy of information in the files of consumer reporting agencies. Much of this law pertains to individuals and reporting agencies, but there are provisions that relate to businesses of any size. For employers, there are a number of steps they must take before receiving a consumer report on ... Read more

Maryland Sick Leave Laws

Eligible employees Employees who work in Maryland are eligible to receive sick and safe leave except individuals who: have entered into contacts agreeing that they are not performing work as employees pursuant MD Statute, Labor and Employment 8-205 is a licensed real estate salesperson or a licensed associate real estate broker; is affiliated with a licensed real estate broker under ... Read more

Massachusetts Sick Leave Laws

Eligible employees All employees who work in Massachusetts are eligible for paid sick leave under Massachusetts paid sick leave law, except for the following: employees who have a primary place of employee in a state other than Massachusetts; employees of the United States government employees of cities and towns, unless the sick leave law is adopted by vote or appropriation ... Read more

California Sick Leave Laws

Eligible employees All employees who work in California for 30 or more days within a year from the commencement of employment are eligible to paid sick leave under California’s paid sick leave law, except for the following: employees covered by a valid collective bargaining agreement that covers wages, hours, and other employee working conditions that contains provisions for the following: ... Read more

Federal Holidays

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The federal government has designated several days each calendar year as federal holidays. The following list contains the holidays recognized by the federal government. New Year’s Day (January 1) Martin Luther King Jr. Day (3rd Monday in January) George Washington’s Birthday (3rd Monday in February) Memorial Day (last Monday in May) Independence Day (July 4) Labor Day (1st Monday in ... Read more

Ohio Child Labor Hazardous or Detrimental Occupations

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Ohio child labor laws prohibit employers from employing youth in any occupations that have been deemed to be hazardous or detrimental to the health and well-being of youth. OH Code 4109.05 Topics Covered Hazardous or detrimental occupations for 14 and 15 year olds 14 and 15 year olds in agricultural occupations Door-to-door sales Exemptions for 14 and 15 year olds ... Read more
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