Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

As 2022 is coming to a close, we’ve rounded up the top five most popular topics from our employment law blog over the past year. Take a look back with us!

1. Conducting a Workplace Investigation

Given that every employee

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has extended the public comment period on its newly proposed test to determine whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). If adopted, the proposed rule would
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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that non-exempt employees be paid no less than time and one-half their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek. How should an employer calculate an employee’s
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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued two Model Notice Posters and additional FFCRA enforcement guidance on March 25, 2020. The Model Notices as well as Fact Sheets, and Questions and Answers for Employers on Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
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HSB’s Employment Team continues to monitor the latest developments with COVID-19 and its impact on the workplace. The current version of the COVID-19 Relief Package being considered in Congress contains mandatory paid sick leave and expanded FMLA. Since the proposed
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If you would rather listen than read, check out this podcast when Chris Gantt-Sorenson and Perry MacLennan joined Kelly Scheib and Steve Nail on Survive HR to discuss some of the proposed bills and agency regulations in this blog.

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On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The Department is proposing to revise and clarify the responsibilities of employers and joint
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