Latest Compliance News

DOL Releases Final Overtime Exemptions Rule

On April 23, 2024, the United States Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL), released a final rule which updates and revises the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exempting executive, administrative, and professional employees from minimum wage and overtime ...

DOL Releases Final Overtime Exemptions Rule

On April 23, 2024, the United States Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL), released a final rule which updates and revises the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exempting executive, administrative, and professional employees from minimum wage and overtime ...

Non-exempt, non-exempt salaried and exempt: What are the differences?

Non-exempt, non-exempt salaried and exempt are some of the most misunderstood terms when it comes to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Unfortunately, misunderstanding these terms and the FLSA’s rules that govern them can result in costly penalties. To help you understand these ...

OSHA Clarifies Rights to Employee Representation During Inspections

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a final rule clarifying the rights of employees to authorize a representative to accompany OSHA compliance officers during an inspection of their workplace. The rule takes effect May 31, 2024. The details The ...

EEOC Releases Final Rule on Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a final rule that implements the federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). The final rule takes effect June 18, 2024. The Details Background Effective June 27, 2023, the PWFA requires employers with 15 or more ...

Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Temporarily Expanded

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has published a rule that temporarily increases the automatic extension period of employment authorization and/or Employment Authorization Document (Form I-766 or EAD) validity from up to 180 days to up to 540 days.  The details Under the ...

Washington State Expands Paid Sick Leave Protections

Washington state has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 5793), which expands paid sick leave protections under state law. Senate Bill 5793 takes effect on Jan. 1, 2025. The details The state of Washington enacted paid sick leave employer requirements in 2018. Senate Bill ...

Washington Prohibits Employer-Mandated Religious and Political Meetings

Washington state has enacted legislation (Senate Bill 5778), which protects employees who refuse to attend employer meetings or listen to (or view) employer communications because the meetings or communications involve political or religious matters. Senate Bill 5778 takes effect on June 6, ...

Minnesota - Duluth Repeals Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

The city of Duluth, Minnesota has repealed its paid sick leave ordinance effective Jan. 17, 2024. The details Since January 1, 2020, Duluth has required employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. However, Minnesota recently enacted a statewide paid sick leave requirement that took ...

California - Los Angeles County Enacts ‘Fair Chance’ Ordinance

Los Angeles County, California has enacted an ordinance that will impose various obligations on covered employers regarding the criminal histories of applicants and employees. The ordinance applies to only the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County and takes effect Sept.  3, 2024. The ...

12345678910 Last

Resource Corner