U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC – Today the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). "For the first time in over 15 years, America's workers will have an update to overtime regulations that will put overtime pay into the [...]

DOL: Workers Can Use FMLA To Attend Children’s Special Education Meetings

By Katie Clarey An employee may use Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave to attend a Committee on Special Education (CSE) meeting regarding the educational status of the employee's child, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) said in an opinion letter released Thursday. The individual who wrote WHD has two [...]

US Companies to Hold Steady on Wage Increases in Favor of Bonuses

By Valerie Bolden-Barrett Money might still be the top motivator for most workers, but based on new reports from Willis Towers Watson (WTW) and global insurance broker Gallagher, companies plan to keep wage increases at or below the current 3% average by offering personalized benefits, bonuses and other variable compensation. According to Gallagher's 2019/2020 Salary [...]

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