Posts from November 2013.
The U.S. Labor Department continues its enforcement initiative targeting hotels and motels.
The U.S. Labor Department's latest proposed "worker classification" survey is an indication that the "Right to Know" initiative will include exemption-related disclosure requirements.
Compliance, Employee Status, Employer Status, Exemptions And Exceptions, Government Enforcement, Independent Contractor, RecordkeepingTags: Fair Labor Standards Act, FLSA, Recordkeeping, Compliance, classification, Misclassification, Right to Know, information collection notice, proposed information collection, public comment, contractors, Independent Contractors, contract workers, freelancers, contract employees
A decision by the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals both illustrates and exacerbates the morass into which the calculation of overtime pay has descended in so-called "failed exemption" cases under the FLSA.
Litigation, Overtime Compensation, RemediesTags: back-pay, back-overtime, half-time, remedy, damages, Black v. SettlePou, Overnight Motor Transportation Co. v. Missel, Urnikis-Negro v. American Family Property Services, 778.114, FWW, 29 C.F.R. 778.114, back-wages, half-time premium
A "comp time" bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate might presage intensified efforts to raise the FLSA's minimum wage.
Exemptions And Exceptions, Legislation, Overtime Work, Overtime CompensationTags: FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, compensatory time off, compensatory time, comp time, H.R. 1406, Working Families Flexibility Act, S.B. 1626, flex plan, flexible credit-hours program