Archive for May, 2011

Kansas updates it’s Workers’ Compensation Notice

  • 26th May 2011

Effective March 2011, Kansas made significant changes to it’s laws regarding Workers’ Compensation. The Workers’ Compensation Notice has been updated to reflect these changes. There has been a revision to the time limits when an employee can file a claim, and to the conditions which must be met when providing a claim, either orally or in writing. Benefits when paid by the insurance-carrier or self-insured program.

Florida updates it’s Minimum Wage for 2011

  • 26th May 2011

Effective June 1st, 2011, the new Florida Minimum Wage will will increase from $7.25 per hour to $7.31 per hour effective June 1, 2011. The minimum wage for tipped employees will also be increased from $4.23 per hour to $4.29 per hour, in addition to tips. This is a big change for the State of Florida. Florida employers will be familiar with this annual change and will know that the required posting needs to be updated in time for the new law’s effective date. Updating your company’s labor law posters in highly recommended in order to remain compliant. The Florida Labor Law Posters are updated with the new minimum wage posting.