Tag: CVS


Are You Responsible When Employees Don’t Report All Hours Worked?

Employers often place the burden of recording hours worked on employees. Employee handbooks may contain provisions that require employees to record and report all their time worked, and employers may require employees to verify their hours by reviewing and signing their time cards. Policies may prohibit off-the-clock work and notify employees that they must report […]

Severance Agreements: Drafting Do’s and Don’ts for Avoiding EEOC Attention

Van Parys, who is with Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP in Sacramento, offered his tips at the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition held recently in Orlando. Recent EEOC Actions Two recently filed lawsuits, in which severance agreements were called  overly broad and unenforceable, may help employers fashion their own severance agreements, says Van Parys. EEOC […]

CVS Pharmacy Settles Wage-Hour Charges

CVS Pharmacy, Inc., has agreed to pay $226,598 in penalties and $38,151 in back wages to settle U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) allegations that the company violated wage and youth labor provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL says an investigation revealed that 78 minors at CVS stores in the Northeast […]