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Wage and Hour Regulations: Pay Right or Pay the Price

  The number of companies exposed to wage and hour audits by Federal and State examiners increases each year, and the results, very often, are expensive settlements or even more expensive litigation. Aside from government initiated audits, there are an endless number of attorneys who will represent individuals or initiate class action law suits to […]

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Minimum wage, overtime protections extended to direct care workers by US Labor Department

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule this week extending the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime protections to most of the nation’s workers who provide essential home care assistance to elderly people and people with illnesses, injuries or disabilities. This change will result in nearly two million direct care workers […]

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They Should Have Called PMP: DOL “Comes Knocking” With Two More Large Settlements

The Ohio-based Cascom, Inc. was found liable for nearly $1.5-million for misclassified independent contractors  and the MLB’s San Francisco Giants have paid  $545K in back wages for not properly paying workers.  What do these settlements mean to your company? These continued large settlements secured by the Department of Labor should be a wake-up call to […]

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