Opinion letters from agencies like the Dept. of Labor (DOL) provide employers with helpful guidance for compliance. But beware, they aren’t the be-all and end-all for following wage and hour law. Relying too heavily on opinion letters can be a mistake that costs companies big bucks. One employer learned this lesson the hard way after a […]
Wage and Salary Administration
NOTE: The effective date was pushed back to April 1, 2020. On March 18th the Senate passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and President Trump signed it into law. The act contains several provisions that will significantly impact employers with fewer than 500 employees. If this applies to you, your obligations become effective […]
Payroll may be a big expense at your company, but dealing with wage and hour violations is even more costly. Despite all the disruption related to COVID-19, the Dept. of Labor (DOL) has been aggressive with enforcement action in 2020. And, watch out: Thanks to federal recommendations and other changes, it’s likely that there’ll be […]
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