Employment Law Alert -- December 2011


In This Issue:

Recommended New Year's Resolution: Wage and Hour Compliance; U.S. Department of Labor Recovers Over $2.3 million from Long Island Employers; and Immigration Status Not Relevant to Wage and Hour Claim.

Excerpt from Recommended New Year's Resolution: Wage and Hour Compliance

It is without question that government agencies and plaintiffs' attorneys are continuing their focus on employers who are not complying with the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") and the New York State Labor Law. Two recent developments underscore an employer's need to focus its attention on wage and hour compliance. There is no time like the start of a new year to address this critical and potentially costly issue.

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