Carefully-worded agreements and bonus programs are among the best tools for employers to manage compensation for sales staff.
Employers Beware: Michigan Legislature adopts ballot proposals concerning minimum wage and paid sick leave.
DOL revives practice of issuing opinion letters to employers with recent guidance addressing travel time and break periods under FMLA.
Supreme Court ruling expands interpretation of exemptions under Fair Labor Standards Act.
Employers should consider all the ramifications before taking part in the Department of Labor’s pilot PAID program.
Appellate court rejects request for special panel to review 1990s precedent under Michigan’s Wages and Fringe Benefits Act.
Appellate court forced to follow old precedent under Michigan wage law calls for conflict panel to re-examine that ruling.
Trump administration filed appeal of Texas district court’s decision in effort to preserve DOL’s right to set salary threshold for exempt employees.
Texas court strikes down Obama-era overtime rule that more than doubled the threshold salary for exempt employees.
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.
Structuring commissions as bonuses could help employers save significant costs under Michigan’s Sales Representative Act.
Michigan minimum wage employees get boost in pay beginning on Jan. 1.
New DOL regulations to dramatically change minimum compensation for exempt employees beginning Dec. 1.
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.
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