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Staffing Agency Class Settlement Bars Subsequent Case Against Agency’s Client

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: Based on the legal principle of res judicata, a prior class action settlement that released a staffing agency and its agents barred a subsequent class action against the staffing agency’s client....more

The Nation’s Employers Just Got PAID

by Akerman LLP - HR Defense on

Employers who would like to work with the Department of Labor to correct potential wage and hour violations before they get sued may get their wish: the DOL has launched a Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID)...more

Second Circuit Prohibits “Double Recovery” of Liquidated Damages Under FLSA and New York Labor Law

In a case of first impression, the Second Circuit held on April 6, 2018 that liquidated damages may not be awarded for the same course of conduct under both the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law....more

NY Attorney General “PAID” Lip Service To DOL Initiative

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the launch of the Payroll Audit Independent Determination program—or “PAID”— to facilitate the resolution of overtime and minimum wage claims under the FLSA...more

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage & Overtime Updates (March Edition)

by Littler on

Never mind the Ides of March, for employers with tipped employees: beware the federal budget process. Presumably no one’s March Madness bracket had federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) amendments going to, let alone...more

What a Fool Believes? These Non-Fake Employment News Stories

by Littler on

Over the last few months, many employees have sounded the alarm about sexual harassment (not funny). One issued a false alarm about an impending nuclear disaster (also not terribly funny). Sometimes Human Resources...more

Employment news - March 2018 #2

by Hogan Lovells on

Weekly newsletter on employment matters. In this weeks issue: - Ask the question – employee not necessarily required to suggest bumping... - I work from 9 to 5 – no injury to feelings compensation for breach of...more

What to Make of the DOL'S PAID Program

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

You may have read about the U.S. Department of Labor’s new “Payroll Audit Independent Determination” or “PAID’’ pilot program. Under this program, the DOL invites employers to voluntarily audit their payroll practices and...more

The DOL’s New Get PAID Initiative

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

The United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) has announced the anticipated launch of a six-month pilot program to encourage employers to conduct voluntary self-audits of their Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) compliance and...more

Is Employee Out of Commission? Not So Fast, Says Appellate Court

by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP on

When an employer changes its contract with an employee, the change should be communicated clearly—and preferably, in writing. Otherwise, the employer may be at risk of finding that the old terms still control. For example,...more

More Lawsuits for Unpaid Wages Will Result in Double Damages

Connecticut law has long allowed an employee to sue his employer in a civil action to collect unpaid wages, Conn. Gen. Stat. 31-68 and 31-72. In addition to the collection of the amount of unpaid wages, these statutes also...more

Getting PAID – A New Path for Employers to Address Federal Wage and Hour Violations

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

It is a dilemma that many employers have faced. You discover that your company violated federal law on minimum wage or overtime payments. You want to fix the problem, but you do not know how to do so without prompting...more

DOL Announces PAID – the Pros and Cons of the Wage and Hour Self-Audit

by LeClairRyan on

Double (liquidated) damages and attorneys’ fees are often the tail that wags the settlement dog in government audits and wage and hour litigation. Employers now have another strategy for dealing with unintentional wage and...more

Colorado Supreme Court Attempts to Clarify Statute of Limitations Applicable to State Law Wage Claims

On March 5, 2018, the Colorado Supreme Court addressed a longstanding question regarding the statute of limitations applicable to claims brought under the Colorado Wage Claim Act (CWCA) by holding the Act’s statute of...more

March Misclassification Madness: Misclassification Updates in the Gig Economy

by Fisher Phillips on

Many of you likely have filled out your March Madness bracket, and are eagerly watching game after game hoping your bracket doesn’t bust. The gig misclassification game is experiencing a March Madness of its own. The debate...more

Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies the Statute of Limitations under the Colorado Wage Act, Closing the Door on Stale Claims

by Littler on

The Colorado Supreme Court recently clarified the applicable statute of limitations for wage claims in the State of Colorado. In Hernandez v. Ray Domenico Farms, Inc., No. No. 17SA77, 2018 WL 1146468 (Colo. Mar. 5, 2018)...more

Getting "PAID" Just Got Easier: The DOL Rolls out a Pilot Initiative to Streamline the Resolution of Wage and Hour Violations

by FordHarrison on

On March 6, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division (W&HD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rolled out a new nationwide pilot initiative, called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination program—or “PAID.” ...more

DOL Announces New Payroll Audit Independent Determination Program

The United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) has announced a nationwide pilot program, The Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program (the “Program”), to facilitate self-correction of...more

U.S. Department of Labor Launches Wage and Hour Self-Reporting Program

On March 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced a new pilot program, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (“PAID”) program, which encourages employers to self-report inadvertent overtime and minimum...more

Labor Department Launches Pilot Program For Employers to Self-Report Wage Violations

by Hogan Lovells on

During a Congressional hearing on March 6th, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta unveiled a six-month pilot program intended to encourage employers to self-audit and self-report accidental violations of the Fair Labor Standards...more

Colorado Supreme Court Enforces Statute Of Limitation On Wage Claims

by Husch Blackwell LLP on

The Colorado Supreme Court has confirmed what most employers had long assumed about the statute of limitation in the Colorado Wage Claim Act: Employees may seek unpaid wages going back two or three years, but no further. The...more

Department of Labor Announces New Payroll Audit Pilot Program

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced its launch of the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program (“PAID” or the “Program”) – aimed at increasing employers’ FLSA compliance and...more

DOL Launches Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program to Promote Self-Reporting and Early Resolution of Wage and...

by Littler on

On March 6, 2018, the U.S Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division announced its new Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program. Initially being rolled out as a six-month pilot program, PAID provides employers...more

Colorado Law Claims For Unpaid Wages Limited To Two Or Three Years Prior To Termination

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

Under the Colorado Wage Claim Act (CWCA), a terminated employee’s right to seek unpaid wages or compensation at termination is subject to the two- or three-year statute of limitations found in the CWCA, the Colorado Supreme...more

Defence + Indemnity: February 2018 - VI. SURETY AND BOND ISSUES

by Field Law on

VI. SURETY AND BOND ISSUES - A. Supreme Court of Canada finds obligee/trustee under a Labour and Material Payment Bond breached the fiduciary duty owed to a claimant by failing to disclose existence of the Bond. Valard...more

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