Wage & Hour Developments

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Did you know that July 29 was National Intern Day? Well, Washington’s Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) does and, in recognition, L&I recently released a bulletin reminding employers that sometimes a so-called intern is actually just another employee.
Continue Reading No Such Thing as a Paid Intern, Says Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

On July 21, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a “ Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to establish standards and procedures to implement and enforce Executive Order 14026, ‘Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors’, signed by President Biden
Continue Reading The U.S. Department of Labor Proposes an Increased Minimum Wage for Workers on Government Contracts

On July 15, 2021, the California Supreme Court decided Jessica Ferra v. Loews Hollywood Hotel, LLC, S259172 (Cal. S.Ct. July 15, 2021). The question before the Court was “whether the Legislature intended ‘regular rate of compensation’ under section 226.7(c) to
Continue Reading California Supreme Court Rules Meal and Rest Period Premium Pay Is Calculated in the Same Manner as Calculations for Overtime Regular Rate of Pay

Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) insurance programs provide benefits to eligible employees who need time off work to care for themselves or their family members. The programs enacted to date are typically funded through premiums paid by employers and/or
Continue Reading Keep Track of the Many Paid Family and Medical Leave Programs Popping Up Across the Nation

In October 2019, Ralph “Trey” Johnson filed a putative class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and a number of universities alleging that college student-athletes
Continue Reading Student Athletes Oppose Motion to Dismiss FLSA Claims in Light of Supreme Court’s Alston Opinion