Department of Labor (DOL)
Claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) continue to lead class action filings in 2023, while actions for data breaches and privacy violations have surged, according to a recent report on class action lawsuits.
Civil money penalties under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) and other laws enforced by the US Department of Labor (DOL) are going up by 3% starting January 15.
The US Department of Labor (DOL) plans to have its overtime rule take effect 60 days after it is finalized, meaning it could be in force as soon as June 2024.
In cases where child labor violations do not result in a serious injury, the US Department of Labor DOL will now apply the maximum civil money penalty of $15,138 for each violation rather than for each child.
The US Department of Labor has attempted to clarify how to calculate usage of FMLA leave during weeks with holidays in a recently issued opinion letter.
Duane Morris' annual class action report details blows to arbitration from US Supreme Court rulings and federal legislative actions, as well as other developments.
Civil money penalties for violations of federal employment laws rose as high as $137,602 following an annual inflation adjustment by the US Department of Labor (DOL).
The Department of Labor found the company violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's whistleblower protection provisions by improperly terminating a manager who voiced concerns about financial misconduct.
News: HR guidance on the Department of Labor (DOL).
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