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Littler

Legislative Highlights for Oregon Employers in 2020

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Oregon’s active 2019 legislative session has prompted the need for several policy and handbook updates for employers doing business in Oregon.  This Insight provides an overview of the most notable recent employment law...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Colorado Officially Increases the Minimum Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees and Makes Changes for Non-Exempt Employees Too

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As previously discussed, Colorado has taken steps to increase the salary threshold for employees that fall under the “white collar” exemptions, following in the footsteps of Alaska, California, New York, Maine, and Washington...more

Fisher Phillips

Adapting To The New FLSA Salary Threshold

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The new year has brought many things, including an increased threshold for many employees classified as exempt. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides for limited exemptions from its timekeeping, minimum wage,...more

Fraser Trebilcock

New Overtime Pay Rules

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On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay. The new rule is effective January 1, 2020 and includes the following changes to...more

Barley Snyder

Pennsylvania One Step Closer to its Own Overtime Salary Threshold

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Minimum salary thresholds for overtime pay have been a lightning rod for controversy both nationally and in Pennsylvania for the last five years. ...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

U.S. Department of Labor's Updated Regulations Clarify Exclusions From the Regular Rate

The U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") recently issued updated regulations which clarify what types of compensation provided by employers can properly be excluded from the regular rate for overtime computation purposes. ...more

BakerHostetler

Second Circuit Finds That Nurses Are Professionals, Even if They Work for Insurance Carriers

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Not quite two years ago, the Supreme Court decided the case of Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, 138 S. Ct. 1134 (2018), a case we blogged. The case itself involved the issue of whether service consultants at auto dealers...more

Holland & Hart - Employers' Lawyers

CO Department of Labor and Employment Adopts New Wage and Hour Rules

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (“CDLE”) adopted the Colorado Overtime and Minimum Pay Standards Order (“COMPS Order”) #36, which replaces Colorado Minimum Wage Order #35. The...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Call Center Employees in Massachusetts Win Claim For Sunday Premium Pay

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Seyfarth Synopsis: A Massachusetts trial court judge ruled that employees were entitled to premium pay for work on Sundays at a call center, under a Massachusetts statute governing Sunday and holiday work at a retail “store...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Colorado’s Sweeping New Overtime and Minimum Pay Provisions Take Effect March 16

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The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has adopted finalized new standards for overtime, minimum pay, and employee breaks. The changes affect most employers and significantly increase the number of Colorado...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Rejects Use of Fluctuating Workweek Method for Overtime Payment Calculation

In late 2019, Pennsylvania defected from the traditional use of the fluctuating workweek method used to calculate overtime rates for employees working fluctuating hours. Instead, in Chevalier v. General Nutrition Centers,...more

Cozen O'Connor

Severe Flu Season Creates HR Challenges

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With the outbreak of the corona virus dominating headlines, it is a great time to dust off the company policy on dealing with flu season and infectious diseases, generally, in the workplace.  Contagious diseases are...more

Smith Anderson

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Joint Employer Rule

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The U.S Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a final rule that will revise its regulations regarding joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). According to the DOL, the new rule will “add certainty...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Proposed Washington State Law Would Create 32-Hour Workweek

New legislation recently introduced in the Washington State Legislature seeks to implement a 32-hour workweek for nonexempt Washington-based workers. If the proposal were to become law, employers would be required to pay...more

Dechert LLP

Case law update – France / Second semester of 2019

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This newsletter summarises four significant judicial decisions over recent months.   1. The purpose of a probation period is for the employee’s skills to be assessed. Therefore an employee’s absence would extend the...more

K&L Gates LLP

Department of Labor Issues Final Rule to Clarify Joint Employer Standard

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INTRODUCTION - On January 16, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) formally published its final rule revising DOL regulations that address joint employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)....more

Littler

Employees’ Compensation Following the Earthquake Situation in Puerto Rico

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Since late December 2019, a series of earthquakes and aftershocks have struck the southwest region of Puerto Rico, causing many structures to collapse or to sustain severe structural damage. Intermittent electrical service,...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Final Rule On Calculating FLSA’s ‘Regular Rate’ Of Pay

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued its Final Rule revising the regulations governing the calculation of the “regular rate” of pay, used to calculate overtime, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Final Rule,...more

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

No New News On Nondiscretionary Bonuses

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On January 7, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a new Opinion Letter on “nondiscretionary” bonuses. When a bonus is offered to employees “to induce them to remain” with the company, the DOL considers the...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

New Year's Resolutions For Employers

"Let's turn over -- a new leaf." "And, baby, let's make promises -- that we can keep. We'll call it a New Year's resolution . . ." Now that the New Year's celebrations are over, it's time to start thinking about...more

Payne & Fears

Key California Employment Law Cases: December 2019

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This month's key California employment law cases involve disability discrimination, wage and hour, and arbitration agreements enforcement. Doe v. Dept. of Corrections & Rehabilitation, No. E071224, 2019 WL 6907515 (Cal....more

Epstein Becker & Green

Hospitality Employers Take Note: Numerous Local Increases to the Minimum Wage Take Effect Now

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…With the start of the New Year, employers in the hospitality sector should prepare for new state- and local- minimum wage increases for their non-exempt employees. To help multi-jurisdictional employers easily navigate...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Calculating the Regular Rate of Pay Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

On December 12, 2019, for the first time in 60 years, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule clarifying the types of benefits that must be included in determining an employee’s “regular rate of pay” when...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

California’s 2020 Minimum Wage Increase to Affect Exempt and Nonexempt Employees

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A new year means new changes to California’s minimum wage laws. California employers should take note of the following changes to state and local minimum wage laws, set to take effect on January 1, 2020, and will impact both...more

Harris Beach PLLC

U.S. Department of Labor Updates Rules Governing Regular Rate Calculation to Provide More Guidance for Employers

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Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, non-exempt employees must receive one and one half times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over forty in a work week. The “regular rate” is generally calculated by dividing...more

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