Archive for August, 2015

Recommended Changes to Hawaii’s Military Leave Posting and Whistle blower Protection Posting

  • 31st August 2015

Whistleblower Protection Law

The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has updated their Whistleblower Protection Law posting. Changes include the addition of the new Director of the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Linda Chu Takayama. The website to receive information about the posting requirements of the Whistleblower Law has also been updated.

This posting went into effect: 6/29/2015

Military Leave

The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has updated their Military Leave posting. Changes include the addition of the new Director of the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Linda Chu Takayama. The website to receive information about the posting requirements of the Military Leave Law has also been updated.

The Osha4less.com  Hawaii All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new mandatory posting.

This posting went into effect: 8/27/2015

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Recommended Changes to Nevada’s Brief Description of Your Rights and Benefits If You Are Injured on the Job or have an Occupational Disease Posting and Notice of Limitations Affecting the Application of Lie Detector Tests Posting

  • 27th August 2015

Brief Description of Your Rights and Benefits If You Are Injured on the Job or have an Occupational Disease

The Nevada Department of Business and Industry Division of Industrial Relations has updated their Brief Description of Your Rights and Benefits If You Are Injured on the Job or have an Occupational Disease with added content to convey that the publication is derived from Chapters 616A and 617 of the Nevada Revised Statutes and that it is provided for informational purposes only. Additionally, the subtitle “Workers’ Compensation Section” has been added into the title of the posting

Notice of Limitations Affecting the Application of Lie Detector Tests 

The Nevada Office of the Labor Commissioner has updated their Notice of Limitations Affecting the Application of Lie Detector Tests with additional spacing to reflect the separation of paragraphs. The first paragraph covers the regulations for requests of a polygraph test by an employer. The second paragraph covers the eligibility for a lie detector test, of employees and job applicants who are in direct contact with controlled substances, or those who are suspected of abuse or theft. Finally, a new logo has been added along with grammar corrections.

The Osha4less.com  Nevada All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new mandatory posting.

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Recommended Change to New Jersey’s Unemployment Compensation and Temporary Disability

  • 26th August 2015

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has updated their Unemployment Compensation and Temporary Disability Benefits Laws posting. The posting now has new minor verbiage deletions. Additionally, a new contact phone number has been added to call and order the Unemployment Compensation and Temporary Disability Benefits Laws posting in Braille or large print.

This notice became effective: 1/1/2014

The Osha4less.com  New Jersey All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new mandatory posting.nj-a1-pe_1

Mandatory Change to North Dakota Minimum Wage

  • 17th August 2015

The North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights has updated their Minimum Wage posting. The section titled “Tip Credit” has been removed, and additional information has been added to the “Tips” section of the notice. Employers can now utilize a tip credit of 33% of the minimum wage for tipped employees. A description of what a tipped employee and what a service employee is has been included. The “Paid Time Off” section now includes a subtitle to indicate that the following information applies unless a limitation is met. “The Limitations on Paid Time Off” section has added a new subsection regarding withholding payment. Additionally, a new section has been added regarding employee uniform purchases. Finally, pregnancy has been added as a form of discrimination within the “Employment Discrimination” section. Please note that there is no revision date on the posting and that there has also been a change in the format for contact information.

This notice became effective: Aug. 1, 2015

The Osha4less.com  North Dakota All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new mandatory posting.

 

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New Mandatory Notice of Right to be Free from Discrimination Because of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Related Conditions Posting for Rhode Island

  • 5th August 2015

The Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights has released the Notice of Right to be Free from Discrimination because of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Related Conditions posting. This new required notice protects employees and applicants from discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions. Those who are applicable have the right to request reasonable accommodation for the previously explained conditions. The employer must provide the names, phone numbers, email addresses and addresses of staff members designated to handle requests for reasonable accommodation, or to act as contacts for filing complaints of discrimination. Lastly, the notice includes contact information if discrimination has occurred and a revision date of July 2015.

This notice became effective: July 1, 2015

The Osha4less.com  Rhode Island All-In-One State and Federal Poster has been updated to include this new mandatory posting.

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