Employers must take into account the wage-hour requirements and restrictions of all jurisdictions in which they employ tipped workers, as well as how these provisions interact with the FLSA's requirements.
The U.S. Labor Department has published the 2016 wage-rate floor required by President Obama's "Establishing A Minimum Wage for Contractors" Executive Order 13658.
Tipped-worker employers should immediately respond to the misleading "tipped minimum wage" PR campaign.
Our partner Tom Rebel has prepared an overview of the U.S. Labor Department's final regulations "Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors" under Executive Order 13658.
Buried in the U.S. Labor Department's publication relating to "Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors" is a potential recordkeeping landmine.
The U.S. Labor Department has released its proposed regulations implementing Executive Order 13658, President Obama's directive to raise the minimum-wage rate for workers on federal contracts from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour.
A White House report promoting a substantial jump in the FLSA's minimum wage perpetuates now-widely-disseminated propaganda about an alleged "tipped employee minimum wage" of $2.13 per hour.
The White House Press Office reports that President Obama has now signed an Executive Order to raise the minimum-wage rate for workers on federal contracts.
Proponents have undertaken a broad-based, coordinated, and intensive effort to increase the FLSA's minimum wage to $9.80 per hour and beyond.
A bill introduced last week would raise the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage to $10.00 per hour.