With the new year came new rules for California employers. And even if you don’t do business in the Golden State, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with these new regulations, which could wind up affecting your state sooner rather than later.
Since when did the average American worker go to a six-day workweek?
To terminate FLSA accusations against it brought on by the DOL, oil and gas giant Halliburton Co. will shell out $18.3M. Its mistake is always No. 1 on every list ever assembled of things employers should not do when employing salaried workers.
The turnover rate among hourly workers is a whooping 49% on average, according to some research. When turnover is that high, it almost always means engagement is precipitously low.
Don’t feel bad if you have trouble understanding the pay-docking rules laid out by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The regs are pretty murky.
Good news for health plan sponsors: The feds have announced that the nondiscrimination rules pertaining to non-grandfathered plans aren’t going to be enforced until more guidance is issued on the requirements.
With layoffs, reorganizations and cutbacks, more and more employers face this legally risky situation: denying reinstatement to an employee coming off FMLA leave. Court cases and rulings have shown what the valid defenses are when you’re forced to make that move.
Many firms dock a salaried employee who has used up his or her allotted paid time off (PTO) and is then absent from work. Is this policy legal under FLSA?
Looks like a lot of companies — yours might be one of them — are opening the coffers for raises this year. But don’t expect employees to be overjoyed: The pay hikes aren’t likely to cover the inflation rate.
Thirty-one states have provisions specifying employee rights — such as receiving time off — on voting day.
Employers across the country indirectly increased employees’ compensation recently, and in many companies, it seemed like nobody noticed. Why? Because management was guilty of a big oversight.
The permanent, 40-hour-a-week staffer is going the way of the dinosaur, according to guest poster Jeff Russell.
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