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Showing 6 posts in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Employer Self-inflicts Wounds by 'Shaving Time'

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After nine years of class action litigation and appeals, employer’s time shaving policy will cost millions in legal fees, plus an adverse jury verdict. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Human Resources, Wage & Hour

DOL’S Fiduciary Duty Rule May Take Effect April 10... or NOT

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Presidential directive to Department of Labor could impact retirement plans offered by employers. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), ERISA, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Are You Prepared for the New FLSA Regulations?

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Employers are almost out of time to comply with the new Fair Labor Standards Act regulations set to take effect on Dec. 1. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Human Resources

DOL Releases New Overtime Regulations

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New DOL regulations to dramatically change minimum compensation for exempt employees beginning Dec. 1. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Liability, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Labor Law, Wage & Hour

Employee Misclassification Mistake Proves Costly for Employer

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Recent DOL case resolution a reminder to employers that failure to correctly classify individuals as independent contractors or exempt employees could result in expensive class action litigation. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Liability, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Labor Law, Wage & Hour

Court Rules Employee Meal Period Interruptions Don't Require Compensation

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Casino guard meal breaks not compensable under the FLSA because under the “totality of the circumstances” break times were not spent predominantly for the Casino’s benefit.  Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
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