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Despite Punxsutawney Phil declaring an early spring, employers should continue to prepare for weather-related emergencies and their wage and hour implications.  As with most of wage and hour-related determinations, employers should be mindful of the distinctions between their exempt and non-exempt workforce when assessing their obligations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and state and local laws, to pay employees as a result of weather-related emergencies.

Salaried Exempt Employees

Under the FLSA, employers may not deduct from the salary of an employee classified ...

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A Maine dairy company has received a potentially expensive grammar lesson from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which held on March 13, 2017, that the company’s delivery drivers may be eligible for up to $10 million in overtime pay, because the lack of a comma in the statute regarding exemptions from the state’s wage and hour law rendered the scope of the exemption ambiguous.

Grammarians have long disputed whether writers should include a comma before the final item in a list—the so-called “serial” or “Oxford” comma.  Opponents of the serial comma consider ...

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On October 15, 2015, Epstein Becker Green hosted its 34th Annual Workforce Management Briefing, which featured senior officials from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  This year's briefing boasted a record setting attendance, including industry leaders, general counsel and senior human resources professionals, many of whom attended the briefing workshop, Wage and Hour Compliance: You Are Not Exempt.

The Wage and Hour workshop featured three of Epstein Becker Green's wage and hour practice attorneys -- Michael Kun, Patrick Brady and ...

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What should an employer do when a departing employee fails to cash his final paycheck?
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President Obama announced in his State of the Union address that he will issue an executive order increasing the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors to $10.10 per hour. Most of those employees, however, are already paid in excess of this amount under statutes such as the Service Contract Act and the Davis-Bacon Act.
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On January 15, 2014, the Mayor of the District of Columbia signed a bill increasing the D.C. minimum wage to $11.50, in three steps by July 1, 2016. This caps off a recent coordinated effort in D.C. and suburban Maryland's Montgomery and Prince George's counties to increase the regional minimum wage to $11.50.
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by Michael Kun

We heard you loud and clear.  You’d like our EBG wage-hour app, currently available for use on Apple products, to be available on Android devices, too.

Consider it done.  Or, more accurately, almost done.

The Android version of the EBG wage-hour app will be available for download in early 2014.

And, yes, it will be free.

Look for more details here.

In the meantime, if you do not have an Apple device, PDF versions of our federal and state wage-hour guides, as well as other materials, remain available on our webpage.

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