Mexico’s Second Chamber of the Supreme Court recently decided that to calculate the weekly overtime pay, minutes worked exceeding the regular work day must be counted cumulatively for the entire workweek and paid in full hour units.
La Corte recientemente decidió que para calcular el pago de tiempo extraordinario semanal, los minutos laborados excedentes a la duración de la jornada laboral, deben ser acumulables a la semana y pagados por unidad de hora completa.
On July 30, 2018, the governor of Puerto Rico signed Executive Order No. 2018-033, increasing the minimum wage for construction workers and requiring the use of project labor agreements in government-funded construction projects.
France’s labor code does not ordinarily consider an employee’s commute as effective working time. When the commute’s length surpasses the usual trip between one's home and the workplace, however, the employee must be compensated with either time or money.
The Chicago City Council is considering the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance, which, if passed, would severely limit Chicago employers’ ability to change employees’ posted schedules, and would otherwise encumber employers in employee scheduling.
The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) on Friday, July 13, 2018, titled “Determining Whether Nurse or Caregiver Registries Are Employers of the Caregiver.”