Wage and Hour
The White House has issued a memo directing the US Department of Labor (DOL) to consider postponing until March 23 any rules that were finalized after the November 3 election but have not yet gone into effect.
The Supreme Court of California held that employers reasonably could have foreseen it would have established a worker-friendly "ABC test" for classifying workers.
A new rule that could make it easier for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees is scheduled to take effect March 8 - but it is likely to be frozen and possibly replaced.
Three poultry companies that operate chicken-processing plants in Mississippi paid their employees below the minimum wage and incorrectly calculated their overtime pay, the US Department of Labor (DOL) has announced.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued new regulations clarifying employers' obligations under a variety of labor and employment laws.
Employee participation during regular work hours in a training program that directly relates to their jobs is considered compensable working time under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), according to the US Department of Labor (DOL).
A ballot initiative approved on Election Day will amend the state constitution to raise the state's minimum wage to $15.00 by 2026.
Proposition 22 will amend the state code to establish that app-based drivers are independent contractors, not employees, as long as their hiring party fulfills certain requirements that will likely be easier to meet than the "ABC test" established last year by the state legislature.
New regulations from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) will increase the minimum salary threshold for overtime-exempt executive, administrative and professional employees.
The DOL has put forward five distinct factors to be used when determining whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
News: HR and legal considerations for employers regarding federal and state wage and hour laws.
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