In this episode, Jen explains how to properly calculate a non-exempt employee’s “regular rate of pay,” and the significant liability resulting from employer errors.
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Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2022 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design; ERISA Litigation; Immigration; Labor and Employment Disputes (including collective actions): Defense; Labor-Management Relations; and Workplace and Employment Counseling. The firm also received one Hall of Fame and two Next Generation Partners rankings.
Many employers cannot find enough professional U.S. workers to meet their needs, especially in today’s tough hiring market. Many competitive applicants indicate that they need visa support on their employment applications.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency responsible for enforcing laws against employment discrimination and providing outreach and education to the public announced today that its registration system for federal and private sector training courses is open.
The workers, at a store in western Massachusetts, cited health and safety concerns and cuts to benefits at the grocery chain.
Research finds that even well-intentioned men who push back against overt sexism are still likely to engage in behavior that reinforces gender stereotypes.
One simple strategy will lead to significantly more loyal and committed employees.
In a sexual harassment lawsuit, a key legal question is whether the employee complained to the company about the harassment.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on May 18 the availability of 35,000 additional H-2B visas, or temporary nonagricultural worker visas, for businesses “that are suffering or will surfer impending irreparable harm” without the ability to hire non-citizen workers.
The modern workplace was at an inflection point spurred by technological and cultural changes even before the pandemic, but the health crisis kicked the pace of change into hyperdrive.
Private companies in D.C. will not be allowed to fire workers who test positive for marijuana use, under a law passed by the D.C. Council on Tuesday that now heads to the desk of Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) for her signature.
Participating employers adopt 32 hour or 35 hour 4-day weeks
Workers at a Trader Joe’s in western Massachusetts have filed for a union election, following the lead of workers at other companies across the U.S. If the vote is successful, the grocery store in Hadley, Mass., would become the first unionized store in the nationwide chain of more than 500 locations.
Author Alan Henry’s new book ‘Seen, Heard, and Paid’ is an essential guide for marginalized employees.