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Under the Texas Child Labor Act, it’s illegal for employers to hire children under 14 years of age except in certain situations ...

New York employers must contend with an assortment of leave laws in addition to those required by the federal FMLA and the ADA’s reasonable accommodations requirements for employees with disabilities ...

Florida’s child labor law prohibits employers from hiring minors under age 16 to work in hazardous jobs, ranging from operating industrial machinery and meat-packing equipment to even handling certain dangerous animals ...

California’s unemployment compensation system, like that of many other states, provides temporary payments to employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. The law is complex and in some cases holds an employer liable for unemployment insurance (UI) payments even when a former employee wasn’t fired, but quit ...

White Paper published by The HR Specialist, copyright 2007 _____________________ Military reservists are drilled on their employment rights, so employers need to be prepared as well. This special report from HR Specialist outlines the main federal law that provides job protection to reservists and National Guard troops. It’s known as the Uniformed Services Employment and [...]

The IRS has delivered a holiday “present” to employers and tax professionals: new guidance on reporting and withholding requirements for deferred compensation plans.

The following sample policies were excerpted from The Book of Company Policies, published by HR Specialist, © 2007. Edit for your organization’s purposes. _____________________   Sample Policy 1: “Sick leave is earned from the first day of employment at a rate of one (1) day per month, culminating in a maximum of ninety (90) days. [...]