Rule would raise salary threshold of overtime-exempt employees to $47,476 from $23,660.
Fast-food workers and civil rights groups in Birmingham, Ala., are challenging a recent state law that bars cities from setting their own higher minimum wages, alleging the law violates the workers civil rights.
Rapides Parish teacher Deborah Vailes was called into the office and reprimanded by the principal on the day she posted sharply critical remarks on her personal Facebook page about Louisiana’s
State senate passes the legislation, which voids a Birmingham city ordinance attempting to raise the city’s minimum wage to $10.10, on a 23-11 vote
The new system falls short of what activist groups had been demanding, but reflects a shift towards giving workers more say.
A business-friendly proposal to overhaul Ohio’s employment-discrimination law either would clean up a law that has become a costly mess for employers or protect those who are breaking the law in the workplace, according to proponents and opponents of a bill that has been introduced in the legislature.
In a move that could have widespread implications, a judge has ordered a sheltered workshop to pay more than $54,000 in damages and back pay after wrongly setting subminimum wages.
San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 21, 2016 – A former employee of Ferguson Enterprises sued the plumbing distribution
The question of whether lunch breaks are compensable recently surfaced in a case from the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas). The court’s decision is instructive and provides a timely reminder that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is fraught with danger.