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  • Nebraska, Nevada and D.C. OK Minimum Wage Changes

    November 9, 2022

    Although election results had not been certified by local officials as of the time of publication, all three measures held commanding leads in unofficial results and were projected to prevail by reliable third parties.

  • Minimum Wage on Ballot in Nebraska, Nevada and D.C.

    October 31, 2022

    Voters next week will consider measures that would raise the minimum wage to $15.00 in Nebraska, repeal the lower minimum wage for employers that provide health benefits in Nevada and eliminate the tip credit in Washington, D.C.

  • Time Spent Booting Up Computers Is Compensable, 9th Circuit Rules

    October 28, 2022

    The 9th Circuit stressed that its ruling in Cadena v. Customer Connexx LLC is limited to workers using employer-provided computers to perform their duties while working at a central work site.

  • Mishandling Employee Tips Proves Costly for Restaurants

    September 26, 2022

    Sharing servers' tips with managers or using servers' tips to pay other employees' wages is prohibited under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as recent developments highlight.

  • California Enacts Landmark Fast Food Law

    September 6, 2022

    The Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (FAST Recovery Act) establishes a new 10-member Fast Food Council and vests it with the authority to set employment standards for fast food restaurants including wages, working conditions and training.

  • New Jersey's Minimum Wage Could Be Higher Than Expected in 2023

    August 11, 2022

    Unless the rate of inflation unexpectedly goes down over the next three months, the New Jersey minimum wage could be at least $14.13 per hour for large employers and at least $12.93 for small and seasonal employers.

  • Glendale, California, Enacts Hotel Worker Protections

    July 28, 2022

    Glendale joins Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle and several other localities that have enacted hotel worker ordinances in recent years.

  • Michigan Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave Laws Rise From the Dead

    July 21, 2022

    The Michigan Court of Claims has struck down the state's minimum wage and paid sick leave laws and restored earlier versions of the laws passed in 2018, which are significantly more beneficial to employees.

  • California Missed-Break Pay Triggers Payroll Requirements

    May 25, 2022

    The Supreme Court of California has ruled that extra pay required for missed meal and rest breaks constitutes wages rather than penalties under the state labor code.

  • California May Accelerate Minimum Wage Increases

    May 17, 2022

    The minimum wage is projected to go up to $15.50 in 2023 due to the high rate of inflation. It could rise even higher for large employers if voters approve a ballot initiative in November.

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