Effective January 1, 2020, the salary level for an employee to qualify for the white-collar exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act has been raised.
As a business owner, you probably have an employee handbook. You may have had it drafted by an attorney or perhaps an employee downloaded a template from the internet and adapted it to your situation.
Some of the statutes and regulations enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) mandate notices be provided to employees and/or posted in the workplace.
Not necessarily. Two provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), that otherwise appear simple, create confusion.
What can you do to prevent hiring a harasser? This is the question many companies are asking themselves as each day another member of the “C-suite” is accused of sexual misconduct.
Starting on September 18, 2017, all employers will be required to have completed a new I-9 Form for every NEW employee. However, you can start using the new form immediately.
On June 20, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed down its decision in Protz v. WCAB (Derry Area School District). The Protz decision rendered unconstitutional, Section 306(a)(2) of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, eliminating the use of an impairment rating evaluation in order to change the disability status of an injured worker from total to partial thereby limiting the injured worker to 500 weeks of benefits.
The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) was amended on May 11, 2016, effective immediately. The newly amended law contains a whistleblower clause that provides immunity for the disclosure of trade secrets to government officials for the sole purpose of reporting violations of the law.
When you hire a new employee, be sure to complete all the legal requirements for the hiring process by filling out Form I-9.