Michigan's governor signed amendments to the state's minimum wage and paid sick leave laws. The laws were passed in September to preempt November ballot initiatives to raise the minimum wage and require employers to offer paid sick leave.
After reviewing more than 600 comments, the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has made several revisions to its November 2017 proposal for expanding the state's show-up time / reporting time requirements.
The US Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has launched an online tool that allows employers to electronically submit their applications for a special certificate to employ workers with disabilities at subminimum wages.
The US Department of Labor (DOL) will not limit the amount of duties related to a tip-producing occupation - such as washing dishes or making coffee - that may be performed, as long as they are performed contemporaneously with direct customer-service duties and all other requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are met.
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