January 10, 2018
On January 5, 2018, the United States Department of Labor announced that, going forward, it would utilize the “primary beneficiary” test for determining whether interns are employees under the FLSA, consistent with recent rulings from appellate courts.
February 14, 2017
Last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published a final rule that (1) made explicit the requirement that employers have a reasonable procedure for their employees to report work-related injuries and illnesses, and (2) made clear that employers cannot retaliate against employees for reporting work-related injuries.
May 18, 2016
After much anticipation (as discussed previously on our blog here), the final rule regarding the salary threshold for exempt executive, administrative, professional and outside sales and computer employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act was announced today.
March 17, 2016
On Monday of this week, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) took the next step in finalizing its proposed new overtime regulations by sending its final rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) for review.
February 23, 2016
As we move into the new year, it is a good time to review your employee handbook and make sure it is compliant with current law.
February 01, 2016
The White House, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), and Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced Friday, January 29, a new plan to address payment discrimination against women and minorities.