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  • Kentucky Becomes 27th Right-to-Work State

    Date:
    January 11, 2017

    Kentucky is now the nation's 27th right-to-work state, making it illegal for workers to be required to join a union or pay dues as a condition of employment. Governor Matt Bevin signed the legislation on January 9, which took effect immediately.

  • Overtime Rule Target of Lawsuit by 21 States

    Date:
    September 20, 2016

    Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.

  • HR Compliance Changes Take Effect July 1; Trends Include Minimum Wage, Military Leave and Payroll Updates

    Date:
    June 21, 2016

    HR departments should get ready now to comply with a wide variety of employment law requirements that are changing on July 1. Depending on the employer's presence in various jurisdictions, a number of workplace practices may be affected by legislative changes, ranging from employment contracts to payroll.

  • Bookkeeper's Miscalculations May Not Excuse Failure to Pay Overtime, 6th Cir. Rules

    Date:
    May 27, 2016

    In Craig v. Bridges Bros. Trucking LLC, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals joined three other circuits in ruling that an employer has an obligation to exercise reasonable diligence to find out whether its employees are working more than 40 hours in a workweek.

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