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Is Your Business Ready for the FLSA’s Revised Rules?

By Elizabeth McLeod Employers are trying to get their bearings on the heels of last month’s amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  As anticipated, the revised rules more than double the minimum salary required to classify employees as exempt … Continue reading

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EEOC’s Move to Digital Charge System Changes the Landscape of Discrimination Claims

By Kyle Perry Employment discrimination claims have gone digital.  Following a brief Pilot Program, on January 1, 2016 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) implemented the Digital Charge System nationwide.  The move to online filing is meant to ease the … Continue reading

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Fair Labor Standards Act Regulations to be Updated

By Elizabeth McLeod The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the federal law that addresses minimum wage and overtime standards for most public and private employers. It also provides recordkeeping requirements and standards for child labor. Employees must be paid … Continue reading

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EMPLOYERS – Make Your Employee Handbook Work for Your Business

Employee handbooks can be an extremely useful tool for employers, regardless of size. A well-drafted handbook clearly defines and communicates an employer’s standards to its workforce. No employer can address every single policy during new employee orientation, so a handbook … Continue reading

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