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  • Minimum Wage Compliance Measured by Workweek, Not by Hour, 9th Circuit Rules

    Date:
    December 1, 2017

    If the total wages paid during a workweek divided by the total number of hours worked averages out to be the minimum wage or higher, an employer will have complied with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Douglas v. Xerox Business Services.

  • Marijuana Ballot Initiatives Big Winner on Election Night

    Date:
    November 10, 2016

    On Election Day, states went high: voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Maine's results are still listed as "too close to call," but those voting "yes" are in the lead.

  • Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Minimum Wage Law

    Date:
    November 2, 2016

    The Supreme Court of Nevada ruled that employers need only to offer employees a qualifying health plan, but need not necessarily enroll them in such a plan, in order to pay a lower minimum wage.

  • 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.

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