Wage and Hour
Apple has agreed to pay $30 million to settle claims that the company unlawfully failed to pay employees for time spent undergoing bag checks whenever they exited the store.
Does an employer's delay invoking an arbitration clause mean that it must face a potentially large wage-and-hour lawsuit in federal court? The Supreme Court will soon resolve that question.
Effective December 28, employers will not be able to claim a tip credit during the time employees spend on supporting work that takes up more than 20 percent of their workweek or more than 30 minutes at any one time.
Under a new rule taking effect November 23, the US Department of Labor (DOL) will be able to penalize employers $1,162 each time they keep employees' tips, even if those violations are not repeated or willful.
The Protect App-Based Drivers and Services Act allows gig economy companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash to classify their drivers as independent contractors under certain conditions.
Amazon must pay its warehouse workers for time spent undergoing security checks after their shifts, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled in a multi-district case involving 42,000 employees.
The US Department of Labor (DOL) announced it will repeal the Trump administration's joint employment rule, effective September 28, 2021.
The one-hour premium owed to employees for missed meal, rest or recovery breaks must include not just their hourly wages, but also any other nondiscretionary payments, the Supreme Court of California ruled in Ferra v. Loews Hollywood Hotel.
Four new laws boost New Jersey's capacity to investigate and enforce misclassification of independent contractors and further increase the penalties for misclassification.
It is not yet clear whether the 2020 regulations that were repealed now revert back to previous versions or if they are repealed entirely.
News: HR and legal considerations for employers regarding federal and state wage and hour laws.
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