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Washington employers must pay piece rate workers additional rest break compensation
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

With some limited exceptions, Washington State wage and hour rules require that workers receive a paid 10 minute rest break for every four hours


Heads up Texans OSHA is gunning for you
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

I don't believe in coincidences, so when in the same day, I see pronouncements from OSHA, EHS-Today and BNA about why Texas is experiencing "so many"


New California law expands retaliation coverage
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

On July 16, 2015, Governor Brown signed into law AB 987, amending the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to reflect what many already


USDOL publishes "independent contractor" Interpretation
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

The U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division has released "Administrator's Interpretation No. 2015-1" to address what it characterizes as the


California enacts "fix-it" legislation to cure ills of paid sick leave law
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

California's paid sick leave law went into effect on July 1, 2015, but soon found itself in the emergency room with many unpleasant side effects. On


Evaluating the impact of USDOL's salary proposal
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

The U.S. Labor Department has of course proposed a substantial increase in the minimum salary amount required to meet the basic compensation criterion


Court adopts "primary benefit" unpaid-intern analysis
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

We have been following developments in Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures since former unpaid interns filed the lawsuit in 2011 seeking (among other


50 shades of grey in the boardroom
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

As the weather heats up, summertime romances are probably on the minds of many of your employees. According to the Society of Human Resource


Is an unlimited vacation policy right for your workplace?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

According to a survey by the Society for Human Resource Management, about 3 of companies in the U.S. maintain some form of unlimited vacation policy


Electronic devices at school: what could possibly go wrong?
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The reality of life for most employees is that most of them cannot make it through an hour, much less a full school or business day, without checking