A new Field Assistance Bulletin from the US Department of Labor (DOL) takes longstanding principles used to interpret the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Family and Medical Act (FMLA) and applies them to common situations involving remote workers.
Maryland employers that participate in a first-of-its-kind pilot program could receive a significant tax credit if they allow employees to reduce their work to four days per week without any reduction in pay.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul recently signed a number of laws that will impose new compliance requirements on New York employers this year.
The 9th Circuit's ruling in Johnson v. WinCo Foods, LLC shows that employers can help shield themselves from liability by making job offers contingent on applicants passing pre-employment drug tests and/or background checks rather than onboarding applicants before testing them.
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.
News: HR guidance on complying with the FLSA hours worked requirements.
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