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    Friday, December 07, 2018
     Minimum Wage Increase, Premium Pay DecreaseOn January 1, the statewide minimum wage will increase to $12.00 per hour. The base wage for tipped employees will increase to $4.35 per hour. Sunday and holiday premium pay for retail employees will decrease from 1.5x their base rate of pay, to 1.4x their base rate. Currently, when employers pay the premium at a rate of 1.5x the employee’s regular ...read more
    Categories: Business Information, Chamber Member, Community News, Public Policy
    Monday, December 03, 2018
    The Employment Laws Every Growing Organization Should Know About      Periods of growth are particularly exciting for small and midsize businesses, but they also bring new HR challenges. Along with adding employees—which may change the feel of your culture as well as your floorplan—your organization may become subject to federal and state laws that take effect once you have a certain number of ...read more
    Categories: Business Information, Community News, Chamber Member, Public Policy
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