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.
In the spring of 2019, the Social Security Administration renewed its practice of sending “no-match letters” to employers. This article discusses appropriate responses and proactive measures for employers to consider.
With the usual flurry of activity at the end of the legislative session, California enacted a slew of bills with labor and employment implications. Closing out his first year in office, Governor Newsom signed more than 40 such bills on varied topics.
Over a year after Congress amended the FLSA to clarify tip ownership questions, the DOL finally published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with proposed changes to its current regulations on handling tips under its minimum wage guidance.
In line with recently passed legislation in New York and California, Illinois’ legislature rallied to create a bill that would help increase employee protections by combating discrimination and harassment in the workplace.