February 20, 2023, was Presidents’ Day, one of several federal holidays occurring throughout the year in the United States. Private-sector employers are not required by federal law to give employees any federal holidays off. Nevertheless, many private companies provide at least some federal holidays off for their employees. Are those
Articles Discussing General Topics Under The FLSA.
These days, more and more lawmakers are looking to regulate the amount of salary information employers are required to provide job applicants.
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.
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
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.
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
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
City workers are essential to keeping the public clean, safe, and functioning smoothly. A significant portion of infrastructure, however, is not actually owned by the city. The MTA, for instance, which runs New York City’s subway system, is operated as a private corporation. But transportation is just one of
For 40 years, the majority of federal courts have followed the holding of Lynn’s Food Stores, Inc. v. U.S., 679 F.2d 1350 (11th Cir. 1982), that FLSA claims may be settled only through approval by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) or through a lawsuit filed by the individual, in which a court of competent jurisdiction enters a stipulated judgment, after reviewing the proposed settlement for fairness.
In this episode, Jen discusses why employers should conduct workplace wage and hour audits and how to keep the results privileged.