All Items: Wage and Hour

  • Wage and Hour Topics Reorganized and Streamlined

    Date:
    November 13, 2017

    To better reflect the terminology used most often by HR, XpertHR has renamed the Topic formerly called Employee Compensation as Wage and Hour.

  • New California Laws Effective January 1, 2018

    Numerous California legislative changes take effect January 1, affecting minimum wage rates, employee leaves, recruiting and hiring, and more. California employers should take note of these legal developments and take the appropriate steps to comply.

  • Day of Rest Laws: New Chart Added, Employment Law Manual Enhanced

    Date:
    July 31, 2017

    Many states require employers to provide employees with a day of rest on Sundays, on their Sabbath, or when they have worked a certain number of hours or days in a row. To help employers comply with these laws, XpertHR has added a new chart and enhanced several sections of the Employment Law Manual.

  • Municipal Preemption

    Date:
    April 5, 2017

    Many states have passed laws that prohibit local governments from adopting, enforcing or administering an ordinance or local resolution on certain issues, such as minimum wage or employee leaves.

  • Responding to the Overtime Injunction

    Date:
    December 14, 2016

    Employers will need to make decisions on how to proceed regarding employee classifications and wages pending the final outcome of the overtime rule.

  • Municipal Preemption Laws: New Chart Added

    Date:
    August 25, 2016

    This new 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.

  • 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).

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Editor's Choice: HR and legal considerations for employers regarding federal and state wage and hour laws.