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Child Labor Law Penalties on the Rise - Employers Fact Various Avenues to Increased Exposure

USA - January 31 2024 Child labor laws remain fertile ground for government enforcement as evaluate key issues for 2024. Late last year, the Wage Hour Division released…

PAGA Paraphrased - DeMarinis v. Heritage Bank of Commerce

USA - January 11 2024 The first reported PAGA case of 2024 serves as a reminder of the importance of precise language for an enforceable PAGA waiver and the risks of…

The Biden Administration Issued Its Fall 2023 Regulatory Agenda - What Can We Expect From the DOL Wage and Hour Division’s Rulemakings?

USA - December 11 2023 On December 6, 2023, the Biden Administration announced the release of its Fall 2023 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. The U.S…

You Asked for It: U.S. DOL Wage and Hour Division Receives Comments on EAP Exemption Rule, Including from Seyfarth Shaw

USA - November 10 2023 The comment period on the U.S. DOL Wage and Hour Division’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive…

Calling Your Wage and Hour Lawyer Might Save Your Company $22 Million

USA - October 25 2023 Employers frequently struggle with questions around the compensability of certain activities, classification of employees, and how to structure their…

Legislative Update: Colorado Proposes New Rules for Tipped Workers, and More State and Local Efforts to Eliminate the Tip Credit

USA - October 13 2023 Proposed New Rules Under Colorado’s Overtime & Minimum Pay Standards Order Would Narrow Employers’ Use of the Tip Credit and Tip Pools. Meanwhile…

Tenth Circuit Shows How to Defeat Cert on Off-the-Clock Claims

USA - October 9 2023 The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has provided a helpful guide to employers seeking to defeat class and collective certification of claims that…

Wage Theft Now A Form Of Larceny In New York

USA - September 19 2023 New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed legislation that, effective immediately, adds wage theft to the definition of “larceny” under the State’s…

EEOC and DOL Join Forces - What the Alliance Means for Employers

USA - September 18 2023 The EEOC and the Department of Labor Wage Hour Division (WHD) have taken an important step toward inter-agency coordination, committing to…

U.S. DOL’s Wage and Hour Division Says Cool It With The “Hot Goods”

USA - September 11 2023 As one does, I was recently reading U.S. DOL Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) Field Assistance Bulletin (“FAB”) 2023-3 regarding “Prohibitions against…