State Minimum Wage Increases for 2017 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2017. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 State minimum wage changes effective January 1, 2017. per hour. per hour.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2019 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2019. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but the FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are more favorable to employees. The minimum wage for federal contractors in 2019 is $10.60 per hour. State Minimum Wage Changes Effective December 31, 2018. per hour.

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Is Travel Time Compensable for Technicians Paid on an Hourly Basis?

HR Daily Advisor

As we previously reported , last week the U.S. Important questions were addressed regarding the interplay of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the compensability of travel time for nonexempt employees.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2018 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2018. . Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but the FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are more favorable to employees. The minimum wage for federal contractors in 2018 is $10.35 per hour. Loading… State Minimum Wage Changes Effective December 31, 2017.

Paying Police and Firefighters: Serving the Public and Our Workplaces

HR Daily Advisor

Violence in the workplace is an important safety and health issue; one that is too often overlooked or ignored. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees.

New Overtime Rules – What You Need To Know!

Affinity HR Group

Many of our clients mistakenly believe it is up to them to decide whether to pay their employees on an hourly (non-exempt) or salaried (exempt) basis. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), administered by the U.S. No changes were made to the “duties test”.

How to Prepare for the New White Collar Overtime Requirements

Insperity

Big changes could be coming to business payrolls across the country. A recent change to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) white collar exemption rule means the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) seeks greater protection for certain lower-paid executive, administrative and professional (“white collar”) employees who are currently exempt from overtime, though likely work more than eight hours a day (in select states) or forty (40) hours each week. per hour.

Expert Q&A: Understanding the DOL’s Overtime Rules

HR Digest

The United States Department of Labor has issued a new set of rules that will cover an additional million-plus workers under it. The overtime rules went into effect on January 1, 2020. Nearly 200,000 comments were received from the citizens regarding this issue.

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Your Action Plan for the DOL’s New Overtime Rules

Namely

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires workers to be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours a week. However, since the law’s passage in 1938, certain employees have been exempted from this requirement. Calculate the costs.

The New Proposed FLSA Regulations and What They Mean for Employers

OmegaHR Solutions

Work now to adapt to new regulations on the FLSA. On June 30, 2015 the United States Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division released to the public proposed regulations for the revision of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Proposed Changes.

update: my workplace pulled a mean April Fools prank on employees

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter-writer at the company where, as an April Fools joke , the managers all told employees they were required to work four hours of overtime that night and the following day? And where the HR lady thought it was hilarious that some people “turned white as a sheet”? Here’s the update. I had commented on the original post on April 2: “I just confided my opinion to my manager about this prank.

WIRTW #459 (the “weeps” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Last summer, The Beatles released a remix of my favorite song of theirs, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. It commemorates the 10th anniversary of Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles’ show, LOVE (an absolute must-do if you find yourself in Vegas). Should You “Facebook” the Jury?