On October 21, 2016, a Pennsylvania appeals court found that a group of franchisees were in violation of the state’s Wage Payment and Collection Law (“WPCL”) when they required employees to be paid with payroll debit cards. While the WPCL only permitted wage payment in cash or check, the Pennsylvania court noted that voluntary use
Nancy L. Gunzenhauser
State and Local Minimum Wages Set to Increase in 2016
Posted in State Wage and Hour Laws
As we look towards the New Year, employers with locations in various jurisdictions should be mindful of state and local minimum wage increases that will soon take effect.
Some of these increases are a result of laws that tie wages to an economic index (generally the Consumer Price Index). Others are the result of recent…