Tag: Wyoming

Child Labor Law Violations On February 27, 2019, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed legislation (H.B. 163) clarifying the penalties for the state’s child labor law violations. Accordingly, any person employing any child or children in violation of law, or any child subject to the law, who willfully and intentionally violates it, or any person who…

Penalties for Equal Pay Act Violations Increasing On February 8, 2019, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed legislation (H.B. 71) increasing the penalties for violations of the state’s equal pay provisions to no more than $500, imprisonment of up to six months, or both. The law is effective July 1, 2019. Read WY H.B. 71

Labor Law Posters Updated On April 19, 2018, Wyoming Workforce Services updated its packet of the following required labor law posters: Health and Safety Protection on the Job. State Minimum Wage. Unemployment Insurance. Workers’ Rights. Workers’ Compensation Act. Notices must be conspicuously posted in each workplace in Wyoming. See the packet

Surety Bonds for Nonresident Employers On March 10, 2018, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed legislation (H.B. 18) requiring all nonresident firms, corporations, or employers that expect to pay wages in Wyoming of more than $4,000 in any month, because of conducting business within Wyoming, to file a surety bond. The bond must be filed with the…

Health and Safety Poster Updated On February 2, 2018, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services updated its Notice to Employees Health and Safety Protection on the Job poster. Employers must conspicuously post this notice in all Wyoming workplaces. See the poster