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Showing 15 posts in Wage & Hour.

Michigan Governor Signs Paid Medical Leave, Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Acts

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With a stroke of Gov. Snyder’s pen, Michigan enacts legislation to provide paid medical leave and scheduled increases to the state’s minimum wage. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Minimum Wage, Wage & Hour

Sales Commissions – A Common Source of Trouble for Employers

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Carefully-worded agreements and bonus programs are among the best tools for employers to manage compensation for sales staff. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Wage & Hour

Michigan Legislature Approves Bills to Increase Minimum Wage, Require Employee Sick Leave

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Employers Beware: Michigan Legislature adopts ballot proposals concerning minimum wage and paid sick leave. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Labor Law, Minimum Wage, Wage & Hour

DOL Provides Guidance to Employers on Travel Time, Break Periods Under FMLA

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DOL revives practice of issuing opinion letters to employers with recent guidance addressing travel time and break periods under FMLA. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Labor Law, Wage & Hour

Supreme Court Ruling Broadens Interpretation of FLSA Exemptions

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Supreme Court ruling expands interpretation of exemptions under Fair Labor Standards Act. Continue Reading ›

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

Should Employers Participate in DOL’s Soon to be Launched 'PAID' Program?

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Employers should consider all the ramifications before taking part in the Department of Labor’s pilot PAID program. Continue Reading ›

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

’PS’ To February’s Wages and Fringe Benefits Act Post

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Appellate court rejects request for special panel to review 1990s precedent under Michigan’s Wages and Fringe Benefits Act. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Liability, Human Resources, Wage & Hour

Appellate Court Calls for Conflict Panel to Decide Issue Under Michigan Wages and Fringe Benefits Act

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Appellate court forced to follow old precedent under Michigan wage law calls for conflict panel to re-examine that ruling. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Employment Discrimination, Employment Liability, Wage & Hour

It Ain’t Over Yet for the FLSA Overtime Rule!

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Trump administration filed appeal of Texas district court’s decision in effort to preserve DOL’s right to set salary threshold for exempt employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Human Resources, Wage & Hour

DOL’s Overtime Rule Declared Unlawful

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Texas court strikes down Obama-era overtime rule that more than doubled the threshold salary for exempt employees. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Department of Labor (DOL), Wage & Hour
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