So now Republicans control Congress. Will anything change for employers?
Earlier this year, President Obama ordered the labor secretary to rewrite the overtime exemption rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), but no timetable for that was set. But now we have a clearer picture of when to expect the new rules.
The federal minimum wage is $7.25. But many states and municipalities require employers to pay more than that — and a number are slated for increases in 2014.
The President said companies are giving big bonuses to their workers because of the “Tax Cut Bill,” and the national media is offering a number of examples to back up this claim, but will the new law actually benefit most employees?
President Obama wants to make it easier for your people to be eligible for overtime.
After 10 suicides in a year, the people in charge of a Chinese iPad factory decided it was time to make some changes.
News flash: The feds don’t like it when you bring in “applicants” for a “working interview” – and then refuse to pay them for the work they perform. The lesson is going to cost a Nashville dental practice $50,000 after a settlement in federal district court. The practice will pay $50k in back wages and […]
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