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June 10, 2022

U.S. Court of Appeals Offers Guidance on Applicability of Massachusetts Wage and Hour Laws to Out-of-State Workers

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently affirmed a district court finding that the Massachusetts Wage Act did not apply to a person who mostly lived and worked in Florida.

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June 6, 2022

New York State Legislature Seeks to Expand Employee Rights to Freelancers Statewide

During the final days of its most recent legislative session, the New York State Legislature passed a bill (S8369B) that would mandate contractual forms and terms for businesses that use “freelance workers.”

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June 3, 2022

U.S. Minimum Wage, Tipped, and Exempt Employee Pay Increases Will Heat Up This Summer (And Possibly Other Seasons)

Minimum wage laws can affect businesses of all sizes, whether operating nationwide, in multiple jurisdictions, or only in one state, county, or city.

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May 31, 2022

Fifth Circuit Holds Directional Driller is an Independent Contractor Rather than an Employee for FLSA Purposes

On May 11, 2022, the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion giving a big win to energy-sector companies by concluding that a directional driller was an independent contractor rather than an employee covered by the FLSA.

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May 26, 2022

Illinois Amends One Day Rest in Seven Act, Adding Stricter Penalties and More Stringent Notice Requirements

On May 13, 2022, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law SB3146, amending the provisions of the Illinois One Day Rest in Seven Act (ODRISA), which addresses both day of rest and meal break requirements for employees in the state.

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May 24, 2022

California Supreme Court Confirms Applicability of Derivative Waiting Time Penalty and Wage Statement Claims for Meal and Rest Period Violations

The California Supreme Court has held that meal period and rest break violations can also trigger derivative claims for waiting time penalties and wage statement penalties.

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May 16, 2022

New York State Senate Poised to Pass Expansive Lien Law for Wage Claims

The New York State Senate is poised to pass an employee-friendly bill that would amend New York’s lien law to enable employees to, upon filing a wage claim, obtain a temporary lien against their employer’s (or alleged employer’s) assets.

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May 12, 2022

Mississippi Becomes the Last State to Enact an Equal Pay Law

On April 20, 2022, Mississippi became the last state in the nation to enact an equal pay law. The new law, which takes effect July 1, 2022, follows the liability standard of the federal Equal Pay Act.

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May 2, 2022

Washington Becomes Third Jurisdiction to Require Wage Disclosures in Job Postings

In an effort to close what is viewed as a persistent pay gap, Washington has amended its Equal Pay and Opportunities Act (EPOA) for the second time to require employers to include wage and benefit information in their job postings.

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May 2, 2022

Ohio Adopts Provisions of the FLSA to Eliminate Hybrid Actions and to Clarify Compensable Time

Ohio recently enacted Senate Bill 47, which includes new Ohio Revised Code § 4111.031, which limits an employer’s obligation to pay overtime for certain work-related tasks that occur outside of the workday.

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