Archive for 'Wage and Hour'

The NLRB along with the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), have released a Fact Sheet to the public entitled Retaliation Based on Exercise of Workplace Rights is […]

Read the Full Article »

We hope you stayed safe, warm, and dry during the recent snowstorm!  Acting on the weather forecasters’ dire predictions of massive snowfall, you may have proactively chosen to close your business and tell your employees to stay home.  If so, you may be wondering about your obligations with respect to paying your employees for this […]

Read the Full Article »

In the last few years, New York has been one of the most aggressive states in the nation with respect to increasing its minimum wage.  On December 31, the latest round of minimum wage increases will begin to take effect.  Will you be prepared to make the necessary adjustments? Adding to the difficulty for employers, […]

Read the Full Article »

Last month, a federal judge in Texas stayed implementation of the Department of Labor’s controversial rule change which would have nearly doubled the threshold required for employees to be exempt from overtime.  Even though this ruling was by a judge in Texas, it has a nationwide effect – the DOL’s new rule cannot be enforced […]

Read the Full Article »

On September 10, the New York Acting Commissioner Mario J. Musolino approved the Fast Food Wage Board’s recommendation for a $15 per hour minimum wage for fast food industry workers.  The minimum wage for fast food workers will rise in accordance with the schedule established by the Wage Board.  As a result, fast food workers […]

Read the Full Article »