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February 19, 2019

Illinois Governor Signs Bill Raising the Statewide Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

On February 19, 2019, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law the “Lifting Up Illinois Working Families Act,” which raises the state’s minimum wage, in increments, to $15 per hour by 2025.

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January 7, 2019

Check Please: New Requirements for Massachusetts Tipped Employees

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office recently published guidance regarding how a new tipped-employee law is to be applied. Employers must now compare tips earned, plus the service rate, to the minimum wage at the end of each shift.

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November 20, 2018

Oakland, California Passes Ballot Measure Targeting Hotel Employers and Creating New Enforcement Mechanisms for Employment-Related Ordinances

Voters in Oakland, California recently approved a ballot measure imposing new minimum wages and employment standards for some hotel workers and authorizing the City to administratively enforce its employment standards through investigations and penalties.

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November 19, 2018

Minimum Wage, Tipped and Exempt Employee Pay in 2019: A Rates-Only Update

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

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November 14, 2018

NYC Council Proposes Additional Harassment Training Requirement for "Nightlife Establishments" and Their Employees

The New York City Council recently introduced anti-harassment legislation targeting the City’s nightlife establishments and the issue of patron harassment.

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November 13, 2018

Employers are Preparing Now to Tackle 2019's Newest Labor and Employment Laws

As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond.

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November 9, 2018

DOL Reissues 2009 Opinion Letter and Loosens Rules to Apply a Tip Credit to Employees Who Perform Side Work

On November 8, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reissued and adopted a nearly decade-old opinion letter to clarify how employers must pay tipped employees who perform dual jobs.

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October 24, 2018

Managing Seasonal Employee Paid Sick and Safe Time

Many businesses will temporarily increase staffing levels for the upcoming holiday season, and employers may wonder if seasonal employees are entitled to paid sick leave.

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October 3, 2018

WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage & Overtime Developments (September Edition)

The past month was full of minimum wage, tip, and overtime activity: amendments; annual rate adjustments; ballot measure battles; legal challenges; and new bills. It was a September to remember.

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October 2, 2018

California Enacts Two Laws Aimed At Combating Human Trafficking

Two new California laws seek to combat human trafficking through required training and mandatory notice postings.

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