On Friday, May 23, 2014, the White House, through its executive branch and other federal agencies, issued the Spring 2014 edition of the Semiannual Regulatory Agenda. Published twice a year, the agencies’ regulatory agendas...more
In Carrion v. Agfa Construction, Inc., the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently reaffirmed its prior interpretation that there is no private right of action under the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) to recover prevailing wage or...more
A federal district court recently invalidated regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that prohibit employees from including non-tipped employees in a tip pool in certain situations. ...more
In the first part of this series, we examined the three major strategies in the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) regulatory agenda. In part two of this two-part series, we will look at one regulatory topic of great interest....more
In this two-part series of blog posts we will examine the regulatory agenda of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division.
Late last year, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD), along with other regulatory...more
In this, our fourth installment in our series on the “Anatomy of a Department of Labor Audit,” we address both how to report audit results and how to resolve issues identified in the audit....more
Federal judicial statistics confirm the continuing trend involving wage and hour lawsuits that many businesses are experiencing—the number of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) lawsuits continues to grow and set new records each...more