These days, more and more lawmakers are looking to regulate the amount of salary information employers are required to provide job applicants.
Articles about the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) an other topics related to wage and hours issues.
In 2022, federal and state laws regulating wages and hours of work continued to change and develop. In “2022 Wage and Hour Developments: A Year in Review,” we look back on significant wage and hour developments at the federal and state level.
A former employee of Deep Six CBD reached a settlement with the company over alleged misclassification of his employment status and subsequent pay issues. A Pennsylvania federal judge tossed the plaintiff’s proposed class action lawsuit following the agreed settlement, dismissing the case with prejudice. Details of the settlement were
Several state and local minimum wage rates will increase in 2023, with a majority of the changes effective on January 1, 2023. The following chart lists state and certain major locality minimum wage increases for 2023—and future years, if available—along with the related changes in the maximum tip credit and
Perdue Farms agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by workers in the Maryland and Colorado federal courts over claims that the poultry distributor plotted to depress wages, The parties said they plan to seek preliminary approval of the settlement in the “near future.”
A settlement in a legal case
In November, an overtime lawsuit was filed in Ohio federal court against two car seat manufacturers who allegedly failed to include bonuses in calculating workers’ pay. According to the class-action complaint, Grammar Inc., and Toledo Molding & Die, LLC paid less in overtime wages to their employees than what was
A New York District Court judge recently denied Old Navy’s motion to dismiss a former employee’s late pay lawsuit. Jonelle Harris, a former sales representative, filed a class action lawsuit against the clothing retailer in 2021 and alleged that Old Navy prevented her from saving, investing, or using the wages
On November 30, 2022, the U.S.
Minimum wage laws can affect businesses of all sizes, whether operating nationwide, in multiple jurisdictions, or only in one state, county, or city. To help manage this challenge, below we summarize scheduled state- and local-level wage increases that will occur on January 1, 2023 (or on New Year’s Eve
In order for an employee to be deemed exempt from overtime regulations under California law, the employee must fit into a category of work that is deemed exempt. The most common exemption is the executive, administrative, and professional exemption, which includes workers who are employed in administrative, managerial, executive, or
On November 11, 2022, the United States will celebrate Veterans Day, an annual holiday honoring military veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The date was first recognized as Armistice Day, a holiday to celebrate the end of World War I.
Gotham Pizza, a popular group of pizza restaurants in Manhattan, was ordered to pay $175,000 to its employees following multiple reports that the pizzerias failed to compensate them fairly. Gotham Pizza has locations in Chelsea, Yorkville and the Upper East Side. An investigation by Attorney General Letitia James found that
Burlington reached an $11 million settlement following a class action lawsuit that accused the company of failing to pay overtime wages. The complaint included several employees who were denied proper overtime compensation while working for the discount retail giant. The lawsuit was originally filed by a former assistant manager
On Sunday, November 6, 2022, at 2:00 a.m., daylight saving time will end. This World War I–era practice of turning back the clock one hour in the fall became a federal law in the United States when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Uniform Time Act in 1966. The jury is
Instacart, the grocery delivery app, has agreed to pay $46.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit that accused the company of misclassifying more than 300,000 delivery workers as independent contractors and thus, violating California’s labor code.
The platform employs over 600,000 “shoppers” who fulfill grocery lists and deliver