USDOL's Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) pilot program is meant to provide employers with the framework to proactively resolve potential FLSA claims. Nonetheless, on the whole, it seems that the benefits and risks are not particularly distinguishable from an investigation.
Once upon a time, a seriously-alarmed legislative body concluded that wage-hour claims and litigation had gotten out-of-hand . . .
Employers should be careful when considering whether and how to use compensation-based measures as substitutes for more-direct means of managing employee conduct.
Legislation pending in the House and the Senate would radically transform federal wage-hour requirements and enforcement.
Our post addresses FLSA topics that might be among the most-pressing in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Addressing the compelling need for authoritative U.S. Department of Labor answers to actual, day-to-day FLSA questions will be of benefit to everyone affected by or concerned with that law.
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced that it will resume the practice of issuing wage-and-hour opinion letters.
U.S. Labor Secretary candidate Alexander Acosta's March 22 confirmation hearing might have provided insight into some potential Labor Department actions affecting the FLSA and analogous federal laws.
An employer should not rely simply upon even long-held conventional wisdom where the FLSA is concerned.
The U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division is "reach[ing] out" to educate retail workers about their FLSA rights.