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
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Epstein Becker Green’s Wage and Hour Leaders Discuss Hot Button Issues at 34th Annual Workforce Management Briefing
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,…
Employer Cannot Profit From Unclaimed Employee Paychecks
What should an employer do when a departing employee fails to cash his final paycheck?
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New Minimum Wage for Government Contractors May Have Minimal Impact
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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D.C. Area Minimum Wage Increases
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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The Android Version of the EBG Wage-Hour App Is Coming!
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.