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Are you required to pay employees for the time spent traveling from their workplace to a training session at your central office?
It is time to revisit your independent contractors’ classification.
On May 21, the Supreme Court decided a trio of cases consolidated as Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, holding that employers may include class- and collective-action waivers in arbitration agreements with their employees.
The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor issued its first opinion letters in nearly a decade this past Thursday. Opinion letters contain meaningful compliance assistance from the Department of Labor, and are responses to real-world questions posed by employers to the DOL.
Wage and Hour issues present among the highest risks of litigation to any employer. But as we’ve said before, “sometimes it’s costly to be correct.” You might want to sit down for this one.
If you answered “no,” chances are you are violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
As an employer, you’re regularly challenged to develop new and unique ways to motivate employee performance and productivity incentive-based compensation.