State vs. Federal Law
The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets a floor for the minimum wage and overtime requirements that just about every employer has to meet. Sates can elect to enact... more
Do I File My I-751 . . . When The Marriage Has Broken Down, But is Not Yet Terminated?
A Conditional Permanent Resident (CPR) is one who
has obtained his or her status through marriage to a... more
On January 1, 2012, the Oregon minimum wage rate increased to $8.80 per hour. (Oregon Minimum Wage Page) If your hourly rate of pay after January 1, 2012 was less than $8.80 per hour, you likely have... more
Starting January 1, 2011, the Oregon minimum wage rate will increase to $8.50 per hour. If your hourly rate of pay after January 1, 2011 is less than $8.50 per hour, you likely have a minimum wage... more
One of the perks of working in California is the higher minimum wage compared to other states, especially those that follow the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) imposed rate.
Since January 1,... more
Wages for H-1B workers:
Prevailing wages is the average wages paid to similar employees in a certain occupation. However, wages differ from geographic location. Employers are required by the U.S.... more