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FLSA exemption changes: a possible "plan b" for retailers

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2015

Expectations are that the U.S. Labor Department's proposed regulations re-defining the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's executive, administrative

Cook County's new Wage-Theft Ordinance

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

Cook County recently increased the stakes on wage and hour compliance for employers that transact business with or receive tax incentives from the

New York Attorney General proposes regulation of payroll cards

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2015

Following his office's 2013 investigation into payroll cards and release of a report on the issue in 2014, New York Attorney General Eric

Houston’s equal rights ordinance is part of a larger trend toward local government action

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2015

Citing the absence of federal action, an increasing number of states and cities are enacting statutes and ordinances providing for greater workplace

More erroneous nonsense on tipped wages, courtesy of the Labor Dept.

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2015

A recent post appearing on the U.S. Department of Labor's blog begins, "The federal tipped minimum wage has been $2.13hour since 1991. That's right

"Tipped minimum wage" nonsense continues

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2015

A recent post appearing on U.S. Labor Department's blog begins, "The federal tipped minimum wage has been $2.13hour since 1991. That's right - it's

A road warrior’s observations part 2: ergonomics and process engineering, safety, kaizen and real leadership

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

As I finally flew home last week, I sat beside Jeff Smagacz, the owner of an engineering firm, RMG. Jeff explained that RMG spends 75 of its time

White collar exemptions and why job descriptions are essential

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2015

As a general rule, the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) mandates that employees be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked. It

A road warrior’s observations on responsibility, civility, mentorship, and being a leader

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2015

I’m a conservative free market, individual rights oriented, gun owning, evangelical leaning person who grew up in the Hills of North Georgia. I deal

Are unlimited vacation policies right for all employers?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2015

According to a survey report by the Society for Human Resource Management, it is estimated that about 3 percent of companies in the U.S. maintain