FMLA, Minimum Wage Law Changes Abound in 2009

I won’t even begin to get into the changes to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) coming into force on Jan. 16, 2009, but as many have mentioned, the FMLA Final Rule (registered on Nov. 17) is a boon to families of service members and to employers, the latter of whom now get a better […]

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Minimum Wage Laws in America’s Priciest Cities

Regardless of what you think of minimum wage laws (business owners generally hate them while workers and advocates generally favor them), it’s pretty hard to survive on a minimum-wage existence. Consider this:  San Francisco and Santa Fe, two cities that maintain their own minimum wage laws (which are higher than both the federal and state […]

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