Tough talk and other recent developments could reveal an increasingly adversarial, "gotcha" approach to FLSA enforcement by the U.S. Wage and Hour Division.
A spate of recent developments signals potential trouble for organizations allowing unpaid internships, particularly profit-seeking entities.
If your organization's operational model includes an "independent contractor" contingent, it is more important than ever to ensure that this status can be successfully defended.
U.S. Labor Secretary Solis has announced the We Can Help program, which is designed in part to encourage reports of alleged Fair Labor Standards Act non-compliance.
The federal Fair Labor Standards Act now requires covered employers to grant breaktime to a worker for the purpose of expressing breastmilk for a nursing child.