Minimum Wage

Home Care Workers – New DOL Regulations

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has issued final rules extending minimum wage and overtime protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to home care workers employed by third party employers. These regulations have been in...

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Highlights: Interns, FMLA Regs, Minimum Wage

Today we want to hit a few of the highlights that have occurred in the employment law arena over the last couple of weeks.  While there are many stories that have come out, the most compelling to me include interns, the new Family and Medical...

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Wage & Hour Investigations

During 2009 and 2010, the Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) of the U.S. Department of Labor saw significant growth in staff, budget, and investigations.  While the budget for the 2012 fiscal year looks to trim most government agency budgets,...

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FLSA – Administrative Exemption

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) generally requires employers to pay employees minimum wage for all hours worked, and time and one half the regular rate for all overtime hours worked.  But the FLSA includes many exceptions and exemptions...

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