All Items: Employee Compensation

  • DOL Overtime Rule Injunction

    Date:
    December 2, 2016

    For the time being, employers will no longer need to comply with the US Department of Labor's overtime rule, which had been scheduled to take effect December 1, 2016. However, there remains a possibility the rule could be resurrected.

  • Trump Administration: What to Expect

    Date:
    November 14, 2016

    Employers should prepare for the possibility of developments in a variety of areas, including health benefits, unions, wage and hour, regulatory reform, immigration, maternity leave and onsite childcare, and equal employment opportunity.

  • Municipal Preemption Laws: New Quick Reference Chart Added

    Date:
    August 25, 2016

    This new Quick Reference chart lists the laws passed by each state that prohibit municipalities from adopting ordinances on certain employment-related issues.

  • Philadelphia Wage Theft Ordinance: Handbook Statement Added

    Date:
    July 11, 2016

    As a result of the Philadelphia Pay Wage Theft Ordinance, effective July 1, 2016, the Wage Theft Notice Handbook Statement has been added to the Pennsylvania handbook.

  • December 1 Overtime Deadline: New Resources Added

    Date:
    June 10, 2016

    Two new How To's, a Checklist, a Task and a Hot Topic have been added to help an employer prepare to comply with the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations that take effect December 1.

  • Minimum Salary for FLSA-Exempt Employees to Rise: Various Resources Updated, Added

    Date:
    May 18, 2016

    Several resources have been updated or added to reflect final regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) that will raise the minimum salary for an employee exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) from $23,660 to $47,476, effective December 1, 2016.

  • Joint Employment

    Date:
    February 10, 2016

    XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help an employer understand joint employment issues.

  • DOL Issues New Guidance on Joint Employment: Employment Law Manual Updated

    Date:
    February 10, 2016

    Three sections of the Employment Law Manual have been updated with details about the US Department of Labor's new guidance on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA).

  • Seasonal Hires

    Date:
    October 27, 2014

    One of the most challenging aspects of staffing a productive and profitable organization concerns striking a balance between employee compensation costs and fulfilling client expectations. Often, an employer strikes this balance by increasing staff on a seasonal basis - especially in industries such as hospitality or retail.

  • Interns

    Date:
    April 18, 2014

    When school is out, many students and new graduates look to gain real-world experience through internships. However, an employer hoping to take advantage of these interns as a source of free labor should think twice. Unless an internship satisfies strict criteria, interns must be treated like employees, meaning they must be paid the minimum wage and overtime.

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