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Jackson Lewis P.C.
California's legislature is close to passing three bills to expand the state's fair pay laws.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The U.S. Labor Department has published the 2018 wage-rate floor required by Executive Order 13658, "Establishing A Minimum Wage for Contractors".
Morgan Lewis
As businesses and employees begin the journey to recovery, employers should be mindful of federal and state laws related to leaves, planned and unplanned absences, accommodations, and pay practices.
Morgan Lewis
Tips on setting up a pooled fund of employee leave by giving employees the option of donating leave that can be converted into cash contributions to charities assisting the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Littler Mendelson
That remained true until 2017, when fair scheduling laws spread to the cities of San Jose, California; Emeryville, California; Seattle, Washington; and New York City, New York.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Massachusetts lawmakers have returned from summer recess and are preparing to tackle a robust legislative agenda this fall.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On September 11, AB 1209, the Gender Pay Gap Transparency Act, which would require larger employers in California to publish differences in pay between male and female employees and Board members...
Fisher Phillips LLP
We have recently focused upon the growing number of federal court decisions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act that have given legal weight to carefully-crafted, well-maintained employer policies...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
While New York State's Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (the PFL) becomes effective as we ring in the new year on Jan. 1, 2018.
Foley & Lardner
As our readers are aware, we have devoted a good amount of space to discussing the status of the Department of Labor's (DOL) final rule on exemptions from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The U.S. EEOC in Dallas filed a federal lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division, against Denton County, Texas, alleging violations of the Equal Pay Act with regard to Denton's compensation...
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Finding it wholly inconsistent with the statute and the regulation it purports to interpret, the Ninth Circuit has held invalid the United States Department of Labor's "80/20" tip credit rule, or...
Vedder, Price P.C.
Presidential administration transitions almost always result in policy and enforcement initiative changes at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an important and restaurant-friendly decision rejecting the Department of Labor's interpretation of FLSA regulations on the use of the tip credit when paying regularly tipped employees.
Holland & Knight
A nettlesome issue in the hospitality industry in recent years has been the extent to which waiters...
McDermott Will & Emery
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) conduct different types of benefit plan audits, such as retirement plans and health and welfare plans, and for various reasons.
K&L Gates
After much anticipation, the New York State Department of Labor recently finalized the regulations accompanying the New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law ("PFL Law").
Littler Mendelson
On September 6, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to accord deference to the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) interpretation of its "dual jobs" regulation.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Texas House Bill 88, which Governor Greg Abbott signed into law on May 26, 2017, provides for the addition of Section 21.0595 to the Texas Labor Code. Section 21.0595 states that an employer commits ...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The IRS has announced that 401(k) and similar retirement plans may make hardship and loan distributions to victims of Hurricane Harvey and members of their family who live and work in the disaster areas...
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Duane Morris LLP
The probability of a court issuing a permanent injunction or agency action rescinding or modifying the Final Rule could be influenced by the upcoming presidency of Donald Trump and change in administration.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As we previously reported, the New York Workers' Compensation Board in July adopted final regulations for implementation of the PFLL.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled today that wage and hour class actions for unpaid wages may be maintained in the state, the first-ever time such lawsuits have been ruled viable.
Reed Smith
Recently, a Texas federal judge struck down an Obama administration Department of Labor rule that doubled the salary employees must make to be considered exempt from overtime pay.
Proskauer Rose LLP
ZL Technologies brought suit, alleging libel per se and online impersonation, against seven anonymous individuals who represented themselves as current or former ZL employees and who posted critical reviews of ZL's management ...
Littler Mendelson
A little over two years after Emeryville, California's Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, and Other Employment Standards Ordinance took effect on July 2, 2015, the City Manager adopted implementing regulations.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Next week, many Americans will witness a truly astronomical phenomenon: a total solar eclipse will sweep across the country on Monday, August 21.
Fisher Phillips LLP
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Fifth Circuit has granted USDOL's unopposed motion to voluntarily dismiss its appeal of the preliminary injunction.
The McLane Law Firm
Yesterday, Judge Amos Mazzant, a federal judge based in Texas, issued an order invalidating the Obama-era overtime rule that would have made more than 4 million additional workers eligible to earn overtime.
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