The New Mexico Supreme Court has held that a tribe does not waive its sovereign immunity to workers’ compensation claims merely by committing in a tribal gaming compact to establish a workers’ compensation program.
Connecticut has enacted legislation that attempts to clarify how restaurants and other hospitality industry employers must pay workers who receive tips in customer service jobs that also require untipped work.
The NYDOL finally issued its long-awaited report over the New Year's break and concluded that the tip credit should be eliminated for all employers subject to the provisions of the Minimum Wage Order for Miscellaneous Industries and Occupations.
Turkeys weren't the only things stuffed in November – there was a gut-busting amount of late-year legislative, regulatory and case law developments at the federal, state, and local levels concerning the minimum wage, tips, and overtime.
On Friday, November 29, 2019, the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Labor postponed the effective date of the Philadelphia Fair Workweek Employment Standards Ordinance from January 1, 2020 to April 1, 2020.
This Insight provides a rates-only update that details scheduled state- and local-level wage increases throughout 2020 so employers can determine the minimum amount they must pay non-exempt, tipped, and certain exempt employees.