employment law

Key employee


A "salaried . . . employee who is among the highest paid 10 percent of all the employees employed by [an] employer within 75 miles of the employee's worksite." 29 C.F.R. § 825.217. Under regulations promulgated pursuant to the Family and...


labor law: an overview

The goal of labor laws is to equalize the bargaining power between employers and employees. The laws primarily deal with the relationship between employers and unions. Labor laws grant employees the right to unionize and allows...

Labor and Employment laws

Labor and Employment Laws of the Fifty States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico

This page links to the employment and labor laws of the states, the provisions governing the compensation, hours, and other conditions of work.

Related LII...

Labor and industrial safety - State statutes

For the laws of the states governing employment, including compensation, overtime, working conditions see the LII table page on: Employment and Labor

Alaska- Title 23 Arizona- Title 23 Arkansas (see Title 11) California Colorado (...

Minimum Wage

Overview Minimum wage laws establish a base level of pay that employers are required to pay certain covered employees. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. In addition to a federal minimum wage, some states also have their own minimum...

Qualified individual with a disability


A term of art used as follows by the Americans with Disabilities Act:

1) Employment:

Definition: "[A]n individual who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the employment position that such...



An abbreviation for qualified individual with a disability. See qualified individual with a disability.

Retaliation "Links to Articles/Legal References"

Links to Articles/Legal References

Employment Law

A. Retaliation Links

1. Title VII Retaliation For Hostile Work Environment

2. EEOC: Retaliation: Types of Discrimination

3. EEOC: Facts About Retaliation




A concerted action: (1) made in furtherance of an express common purpose; (2) through the use or threat of violence, disorder, or terror to the public; and (3) resulting in a disturbance of the peace. Under common law, the crime of...

sheltered workshop

Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law DictionaryA place of employment designed and managed to accommodate the needs of people with disabilities.

Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.