Florida Unemployment Compensation Law

  • January 15, 2007

Florida’s unemployment compensation law, like that of many other states, provides temporary payments to employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their...

Florida Workers’ Compensation Law

  • January 15, 2007

The Florida workers’ compensation system protects employees who are injured on the job by replacing lost wages while they recover. The system works as a no-fault...

Florida Clean Indoor Air Act

  • January 15, 2007

Florida recently amended its Clean Indoor Air Act to comply with the Florida Health Initiative. The law prohibits smoking in all enclosed indoor workplaces except:...

Georgia Employment Security Law

  • January 15, 2007

Georgia’s unemployment compensation law, like that of many other states, provides temporary payments to employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their...

Pennsylvania Equal Pay Law

  • January 15, 2007

The Pennsylvania Equal Pay Law parallels the federal Equal Pay Act in many respects. Under the law, employers can’t discriminate in pay rates because of an...

Pennsylvania Industrial Homework Act

  • January 15, 2007

Pennsylvania regulates—and in some cases prohibits—industrial homework, which the Industrial Homework Act defines as “any manufacture in a home of...

Pennsylvania Law on Jury Duty

  • January 15, 2007

Because Pennsylvania takes jury duty seriously, the legislature passed a law prohibiting most employers from retaliating against or punishing employees who become...

New Jersey Unemployment Compensation Law

  • January 15, 2007

New Jersey’s unemployment compensation law, like that of many other states, provides temporary payments to employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their...

California Child Labor Law

  • January 15, 2007

The child labor rules in California differ from those of other states, largely because of the motion picture industry. State laws governing child labor start at birth...

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Act

  • January 15, 2007

Ohio’s workers’ compensation system protects employees who are injured on the job by replacing lost wages while they recover. The Ohio Bureau of...

Illinois Human Rights Act

  • January 15, 2007

Under the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA), it’s illegal to subject people to differential treatment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin,...

Illinois Day and Temporary Labor Services Act

  • January 15, 2007

In response to the rising number of day and temporary laborers, Illinois recently passed the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. The law not only licenses day and...

Michigan Employment Security Act

  • January 15, 2007

The Michigan Employment Security Act governs the state’s unemployment compensation program. As in many other states, the law provides temporary payments to...

Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

  • January 15, 2007

Under Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act (ELCRA), it’s illegal to subject people to differential treatment based on religion, race, color, national...