Numerous legislative changes take effect on January 1, 2021, affecting paid leave, minimum wage rates, training, workplace safety and more. HR should take note of these legal developments and take appropriate steps to comply.
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 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.
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