The Department of Labor Timesheet app gives i Phone and i Pod Touch-equipped workers a simple way to keep track of hours worked.The app enables workers to keep track of their hours worked rather than relying on their employers' records.Wage garnishment occurs when an employer must withhold an employee's earnings to pay a debt as settled in a court order or other legal procedure (i.e.

Records for non-exempt state classified employees were provided by the state Department of Civil Service in June 2007.

Records for unclassified state employees, House of Representatives, House Fiscal Agency and Legislative Council employees were provided in July 2007.

The Michigan Supreme Court and Michigan Senate would not provide names or complete salary information for their employees.

The information they did make public is available here in pdf format: Courts, Senate. Granholm would not disclose the salaries of her staff, nor would she disclose the number of employees serving on her or the lieutenant governor's staff.

Compensation information for job seekers and employees, including salary, benefits, minimum wage, overtime, wage and salary law, salary and paycheck calculators, and advice on negotiating compensation and pay raises.

The cost of living adjustment (COLA) is the periodic (often annual) change in salary based on changes in a cost of living index, typically the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

If an employee moves, he or she might also see a change in salary due to a cost of living index specific to the new geographic location.

Many job postings ask you to include your salary history when applying for the position.

It's important to be careful how you disclose your salary history, so you have flexibility when it comes to negotiating salary.

Employers may ask for copies of your W2 forms to verify your compensation prior to making a job offer.

If you don't have copies of your past W-2 forms you can ask your employer(s) for a copy or order copies of your past tax returns directly from the IRS.