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Employment - U.S. Code Provisions

U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 21 - National Policy On Employment And Productivity
U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 58 - Full Employment And Balanced Growth
U.S. Code > Title 29 - Labor

Employment - C.F.R. Provisions

CFR > Title 29 - Labor


Employment - Selected State Laws

AlabamaAlabama Code > Title 25 - Industrial Relations And Labor
AlaskaAlaska Statutes Title 23 - Labor And Workers' Compensation
Alaska Statutes Chapter 44.31 - Department Of Labor And Workforce Development
ArizonaArizona Laws > Title 23
CaliforniaCalifornia Labor Code
ConnecticutConnecticut General Statutes > Title 31 - Labor
DelawareDelaware Code Title 19 - Labor
Delaware Code Title 29 > Chapter 85 - Department Of Labor
FloridaFlorida Statutes > Title XXXI - Labor
Florida Regulations > Division 61L - Child and Farm Labor Program
Florida Regulations - Department of Labor and Employment Security
HawaiiHawaii Revised Statutes Title 21 - Labor And Industrial Relations
IdahoIdaho Code Title 44 - Labor
IllinoisIllinois Compiled Statutes > Chapter 20 > Dpt Of Labor
Illinois Compiled Statutes > Chapter 225 > Employment
Illinois Compiled Statutes > Chapter 820 - Employment
IndianaIndiana Code > Title 22 - Labor And Safety
IowaIowa Code Title III > Subtitle 2 - Employment Services
KansasKansas Statutes > Chapter 44 - Labor And Industries
Kansas Statutes > Chapter 75 > Article 57 - Department Of Labor
LouisianaLouisiana Revised Statutes > Title 23 - Labor and worker's compensation
Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 36 > Chapter 7 - Louisiana Workforce Commission
Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 37 > Chapter 38 - Employment Restrictions
Louisiana Civil Code > Book I > Title VI - Of Master And Servant
MaineMaine Revised Statutes Title 26 - Labor And Industry
MarylandMaryland Code > Labor and Employment
MassachusettsMassachusetts General Laws > Part I > Title XXI - Labor And Industries
MichiganMichigan Laws > Chapter 408 - Labor
Michigan Laws > Chapter 419 - Miscellaneous Labor Laws
Michigan Laws 419.201 - Application of act; jurisdiction of fire department in emergency; "fire department" defined
Michigan Laws 419.202 - Firemen; disability incurred outside locality of jurisdiction; compensation, amount, time limitation
Michigan Laws 419.203 - Death benefits equivalent to amount provided under worker's disability compensation act; compensation of dependents
Michigan Laws 419.204 - Compensation payments from general fund; appropriation
Michigan Laws 419.205 - Fire fighters and dependents to whom act applies; payment of difference under local benefit provisions; effect of contributions to benefit fund or protective association
Michigan Laws > Chapter 423 - Labor Disputes and Employment Relations
MinnesotaMinnesota Statutes - Labor, Industry
Minnesota Statutes - Employment and Economic Development
MissouriMissouri Laws > Title XVIII
MontanaMontana Code Title 39 - Labor
NebraskaNebraska Statutes > Chapter 48 - Labor
NevadaNevada Revised Statutes > Title 53 - Labor And Industrial Relations
New HampshireNew Hampshire Revised Statutes > Title XXIII - Labor
New JerseyNew Jersey Statutes > Title 34
New MexicoNew Mexico Statutes Chapter 50 - Employment Law
New YorkNew York Laws - Employers' Liability
New York Laws - Labor
New YorkNew York Laws > Employers' Liability
New York Laws > Labor
North CarolinaNorth Carolina General Statutes Chapter 14 > Article 45 - Regulation of Employer and Employee
North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 95 - Department of Labor and Labor Regulations
North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 143A > Article 8 - Department of Labor
North DakotaNorth Dakota Code > Title 34 - Labor and Employment
OhioOhio Code > Title 41
OregonOregon Statutes > Title 51 - Labor and Employment; Unlawful Discrimination
Rhode IslandRhode Island General Laws > Title 28 - Labor And Labor Relations
Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 42-16.1. Department of Labor and Training
South CarolinaSouth Carolina Code > Title 41 - Labor and Employment
South DakotaSouth Dakota Laws > Title 1 > Chapter 37 - Department of Labor
South Dakota Laws > Title 60 - Labor And Employment
TennesseeTennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 3 > Part 14 - Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 32 - Institute for Labor-Management Studies
Tennessee Code > Title 50 - Employer And Employee
TexasTexas Labor Code
Texas Vernon's Civil Statutes > Title 83 - Labor
UtahUtah Code > Title 34 - Labor in General
Utah Code > Title 34A - Utah Labor Code
Utah Code > Title 35A - Utah Workforce Services Code
VermontVermont Statutes Title 21 - Labor
VirginiaVirginia Code Title 2.2 > Chapter 10 - Department of Employment Dispute Resolution
Virginia Code Title 40.1 - Labor and Employment
West VirginiaWest Virginia Code > Chapter 21 - Labor


Questions & Answers: Employment

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Does it violate a non-compete to ask former clients for a recommendation? Would this fall under "Canvass, Solicit or Accept from any "Clients" any business in competition..." Note ...
I live in WI, if that matters...
already filed articles of dissolution dept of work force said, I have too file section 41-37-30. I need the form too file where can I find form. thank you...
i had sold my company to a large corporation in 2010 and had signed a 3year contract with an attached 2 year non-compete. i was recently released from employment due to not growing...
I am being asked to sign a basic non-compete... I have no problem with that. But they have a clause "AND CLIENTS" of the company... that's ridiculous. CLIENTS are not COMPETITORS...

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Politics in the Workplace

Last Updated September 30, 2008

In this election season, it is especially important for employers to review their policies regarding political discussion, according to this article by Nathaniel J. Torres of Morrison & Foerster.  "Employers should provide clear and consistent policies informing their employees of what constitutes acceptable political activity in the workplace," he writes. Policies should:

  1. restrict the display and distribution of political information
  2. limit political discussion
  3. prohibit political banners, buttons, etc.
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