On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, Jeff Beemer and I conducted a webinar of the same title as this blog, which you can register to access here. In that webinar, we discussed the top concerns employers face as they seek to re-open their...Read More
Author: Sara Jodka
As the New Year approaches, employers throughout the United States must prepare for new legislation taking effect that may impact their operations. One critical change that commonly occurs around the New Year is an increase to...Read More
In Kenney v. Helix TCS, Inc. No. 18-1105 (10th Cir. Sept. 20, 2019), the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals held that employers in the cannabis industry must abide by the wage/hour requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)...Read More
DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule Increasing the White-Collar Employee Salary Threshold. Employers Have Until January 1, 2020 to Change Payroll Practices.
30 FAQs about the New Rule The Department of Labor (“DOL”) unveiled the final version of its overtime exemption rule (the “Rule”), which sets the annual salary threshold for exempt employees to qualify for the Fair Labor...Read More
New York Passes Expansive Discrimination Laws Requiring Employers to Immediately Review their New-Hire Policies and Employment-Related Contracts
The patchwork of state employment laws just got a few more patches. On July 12th and August 12th (Senate Bill S6577), Governor Cuomo signed two employment-focused laws that added a number of updates to the New York State Human...Read More