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The federal Department of Labor (DOL) has released proposed changes to the overtime regulations and has invited comments from the public on several issues.
A new interpretation of language in the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the latest effort in the government’s fight against what it sees as troubling misclassification of employees as independent contractors.
New York fast-food workers may be celebrating the likelihood of a $15-an-hour minimum wage phased in over the next few years, but others are questioning the justification offered for the raise.
Anyone who is familiar with the laws governing the American workforce has at least a working knowledge of the requirements for paying overtime compensation. Generally speaking, employees will fall into one of two categories: exempt or nonexempt.
Most health insurance policies require persons covered by them to share in the costs. This strategy, often referred to as cost-sharing, serves two purposes.
In late May 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-awaited new FMLA forms. It was hoped that the new forms, which do not expire until May 31, 2018, would contain multiple changes clarifying long-standing issues regarding genetic information, spousal coverage, and lack of clarity in the certification process.
Pay grade determination is often overlooked, though, as many focus only upon pay survey data in a process known as market pricing. But how can you price nonbenchmarked jobs without survey data? You need an internal method to grade and indirectly price them.
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