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Louisiana Hiring: What you need to know

The Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law prohibits employment practices, including hiring, that discriminate on the basis of age (40 years or older), race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, genetic information, sickle-cell trait, and pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions) (LA Rev. Stat. Sec. 23:302et seq.). The Law covers employers with 20 or more employees, except for the pregnancy discrimination provision, which applies to employers with 25 or more employees. The Law also applies to insurers with respect to the appointment of agents.
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Employers may not transport strikebreakers from outside Louisiana if the purpose is to interfere in any way with workers' rights to peaceful picketing, organizing, or collective bargaining. However, employers experiencing strikes are allowed to recruit workers if their purpose is simply to replace strikers rather than to intimidate them (LA Rev. Stat. Sec. 23:898et seq.).
An employer may not require an employee to sign a contract that:
• Forfeits the employee's right to unpaid wages in the event of employment termination (LA Rev. Stat. Sec. 23:634); or
• Limits in any way an employee's right to join or withdraw from a labor union (LA Rev. Stat. Sec. 23:823).
Under an Executive Order (EO) signed by the governor, state government employers are prohibited from discriminating against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, disability, or age (EO 2016-11 (4/13/16)).
State contractors. Effective July 1, 2016, contracts for the purchase of services by any state ...

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This report, "Top 100 FLSA Q&As", is designed to provide you with an examination of the federal FLSA overtime regulations in Q&A format, including valuable tips for bringing your workplace into compliance in an affordable manner.

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  • FLSA Coverage: How FLSA regulations apply to all employers and any specific exemptions from the overtime requirements
  • Salary Level: Qualifying for exemptions and nonexempt employees
  • Deductions from Pay: Deducting for violations, disciplinary reasons, sick leave, or personal leave


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