In 2022, while the federal minimum wage will remain at $7.25 per hour for non-tipped employees and $2.13 per hour for tipped employees, several states’ minimum wage rates will increase. The chart below lists the state (and certain major locality) minimum wage rate increases for 2022—and future years if available—along
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On October 29, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its Final Rule related to tipped employees. It is effective December 28, 2021. DOL had issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on June 21, 2021, proposing limits on the tip credit employers can take during workweeks when tipped employees perform work that directly supports tipped work but does not itself produce tips. (See our prior Alert discussing the NPRM.)
The DOL today published the Final Rule implementing the $15 per hour minimum wage for federal contractor workers who work on or in connection with covered contracts, which President Biden authorized by in Executive Order 14026. Building on former President Obama’s Executive Order 13658, President Biden in April 2021 issued
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 provide a rates-only update that details scheduled state- and local-level wage increases that will occur on January 1, 2022
On October 28, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Final Rule establishing limits on the amount of time tipped employees can spend performing work that is not “tip-producing work” and still be paid at the reduced cash wage applicable to tipped employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
On September 23, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its latest rule related to tip pooling. The rule modifies and clarifies aspects of a rule previously issued by the Trump administration. Several portions of the Trump administration’s final rule went into effect April 30, 2021.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a Final Rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), addressing the conditions under which managers or supervisors may receive or share tips, including whether managers and supervisors who receive tips directly from customers may share those tips with others.
In late 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Tip Regulations Final Rule that, in part, sought to eliminate the so-called “80/20,” or “20%,” Rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
In the flurry of activity surrounding President Biden’s Executive Order 14042 – Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, federal contractors are also awaiting approval of regulations to implement President Biden’s Executive Order raising the minimum wage for some federal contractor employees to $15 per hour.
In the meantime,
On April 27, 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14026, raising to $15 per hour — with increases to be published annually — the minimum wage certain federal contractors must pay workers performing work “on or in connection with” a covered Federal contract or subcontract. The types of contracts impacted
The Department of Labor (DOL) is publishing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) detailing proposed regulations implementing new minimum wage requirements that certain federal contractors must pay workers performing work “on or in connection with” a covered federal contract or subcontract. The NPRM is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on July 22, 2021.
On June 23, 2021, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would create greater limitations on an employer’s ability to take a tip credit under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).