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Hey Compliance Warriors, The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a proposed rule to clarify and update the regulations governing regular rate requirements for the first time in more than 50 years. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Wisconsin employers may be surprised by the number of the employment-related items in their new budget proposal.  Medical MJ is only one of the proposed changes to WI law. Read on… By Michael Gotzler on March 11, 2019 Wisconsin employers reviewing Governor Tony Evers’ very first budget proposal may be surprised by the number of […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Check out these FAQs by a prominent employment law attorney. She is answering 10 common questions about the new overtime proposed rule. Read on… What if an exempt employee should be reclassified as non-exempt? How do I reduce the risks of doing so? You can reduce your risk by reclassifying in connection […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Here is a court case about a pharmacist who was afraid of needles and refused to give flus shots. Was he fired? Read on… By Elizabeth Torphy-Donzella on March 13, 2019 According to Pharmajet Blog, a surprising number of pharmacists suffer from trypanophobia – the fear of giving injections, which most in their profession have to do […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently published three documents providing guidance on the payment of subminimum wages under section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The first two are related to the impact of Rehabilitation Act section 511 and third provides general guidance on the […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! A recent change to Field Operations Handbook (FOH) 30d00(f) contains the Wage and Hour Division’s (WHD) interpretation concerning whether tipped employees are working “dual jobs.”  Read on… TIPPED EMPLOYEES: Specifically, Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) No. 2019-2 explains that, consistent with WHD Opinion Letter FLSA2018-27 (Nov. 8, 2018), WHD will no longer prohibit an employer from taking a […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced today that it has issued three new opinion letters. This release demonstrates the agency’s continued commitment to providing meaningful compliance assistance to help employees understand their rights and ensure that employers have the information they need to comply with federal labor […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! So, we have the new overtime rule in our site. What does it say and what does it mean? How does all of this compare to the 2016 Rule and what will we need to change compared to today’s rule? Read on to find out!

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Hey Compliance Warriors! It’s what we have all been waiting for! The DOL has released the NPRM for the new Overtime Rule. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! We have updated our DELUXE SUITE members  iOS and Android Mobile App and added some super cool features. If you are in California, you are really going to appreciate the blended overtime calculators that also allow for non-discretionary bonus calculations too! Yep, we are using the new calculation formula now required in […]

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