Editor's Choice

All Items: Wage and Hour

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): California Compliance Concerns

    With the coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting employers worldwide, XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help California employers ensure that their response to the coronavirus complies with applicable state and local laws.

  • New 50-State Chart on Definition of Wages Now Available

    August 7, 2020

    XpertHR has added a new 50-State Chart on the definition of "wages" under each state's wage payment law.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): Wage and Hour

    XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help employers evaluate wage and hour considerations that may arise as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): FAQs

    XpertHR has answers to some of the most frequently asked questions involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the workplace.

  • Mark Your Calendar: July 1 Compliance Requirements Are on the Way

    July 16, 2020

    Numerous legislative changes take effect on or about July 1, affecting minimum wage rates, discrimination, workplace safety, paid leave and more. HR should take note of these legal developments and take appropriate steps to comply.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): Return-to-Work Overview

    As public health restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic ease, businesses are reopening and preparing to bring employees back to work. This resource outlines key considerations such as complying with legal obligations and avoiding discrimination; setting up effective health and safety protocols; and workplace strategies that employers should consider when returning employees to work in the wake of COVID-19.

  • Politics in the Workplace: Top Issues for Employers This Election Season

    National, state and local elections issues often intersect with business priorities and interests. XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help an employer in setting parameters for engaging with politics in the workplace.

  • Complying With the New FLSA Overtime Regulations

    New regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) raised the minimum annual salary level for most employees exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) from $23,660 to $35,568, effective January 1, 2020. Compliance with the new regulations may involve time-consuming and potentially costly changes.

  • Breastfeeding/Lactation Accommodation in the Workplace

    XpertHR offers various tools and resources to assist an employer in managing employees who are breastfeeding.

  • Municipal Preemption

    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.

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