New York is now collaborating with the federal government to go after employers that misclassify employees as independent contractors.
The US Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) on November 18 entered...more
New regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) mean most employers will need to begin paying the minimum wage and, potentially, overtime to direct care workers such as home health aides, personal care aides and...more
New legislation could soon allow California's Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) to assess employers that violate the state's minimum wage laws with liquidated damages - double the wages owed plus...more
Two unpaid interns at the movie studio Fox Searchlight Pictures were actually employees owed the minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), a federal court has ruled. Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc., +2013...more
Employers should expect increased enforcement of key federal employment laws and the potential expansion of state paid leave programs if Congress funds the White House's budget priorities....more
Iowa is the latest state to partner with the US Department of Labor (DOL) in a nationwide effort to share information and coordinate enforcement efforts aimed at preventing the misclassification of employees as independent...more