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.
A ballot initiative approved on Election Day will amend the state constitution to raise the state's minimum wage to $15.00 by 2026.
A federal district court has vacated the US Department of Labor's so-called vertical joint employment rule, which had made it easier for businesses to avoid liability for Fair Labor Standards Act violations made by staffing agencies, subcontractors and others.
New legislation, proposed regulations and other directives regarding the minimum wage tip credit could necessitate changes in policies and practices for employers of tipped employees in Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey and New York.
Welcomed by franchisors and others in the business community, the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) joint employment rule takes effect March 16.
With the federal minimum wage remaining unchanged for more than 10 years now, states and localities are filling in the gap with new minimum wage laws or increases to existing minimum wages.
Denver's minimum wage will be $12.85 per hour, effective January 1, 2020, and then increase to $15.87 per hour by 2022.
If finalized, proposed regulations could help bolster two key US Department of Labor interpretations of the FLSA.
Many notable employment law developments recently took effect in Maine, including new wage theft and noncompete agreement laws, new pregnancy accommodation requirements and more.
The Arizona Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that permits local governments to regulate wages and benefits beyond what state law requires of private employers.
News: HR guidance on complying with federal, state and municipal minimum wage laws.
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