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January 1998, Vol. 121, No. 1
Richard R. Nelson
State Standards Adviser, Office of External Affairs, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Minimum wage rates rose in a majority of the States, while other labor laws were enacted to modify family leave, protect employers disclosing job performance information, and ban employment discrimination because of genetic testing. This article provides a summary of significant enactments in labor legislation during 1997. It does not address occupational safety and health, employment and training, labor relations, employee background clearance, or economic development legislation.
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