Tag: Recordkeeping

Prevailing Wage Update: DOL’s Revamp of DBA Approaches Final Rule

On August 8, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued new regulations addressing prevailing wage requirements under the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA). The final rule alters how the DOL will calculate the prevailing wage applicable to a given classification and makes additional significant changes to the DBA regulatory scheme. 50% Rule Replaced by 50%/30% Rule Under […]

Watch Out for Scope Creep in Flexible Work Arrangements

Despite best intentions and nondiscriminatory business motivations, some groups of employees may reap more of the benefits of flexible work arrangements than others simply because their circumstances make such options more attractive to them. Accordingly, you should take steps to ensure flexible work arrangements are offered and implemented without discrimination on any prohibited basis. In […]

Employers of Tipped Workers Advised to Be Ready for More Recordkeeping

Employers that take advantage of the “tip credit” will have to monitor and document their tipped employees’ tasks much more closely than they have in the past under a new rule from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The new rule, which takes effect December 28, says employers may take a tip credit only for […]


Recordkeeping for the Newly Nonexempt Effective December 1, 2016

Every employer covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must keep certain records for each covered, nonexempt worker. Under the federal Department of Labor’s (DOL) final overtime regulations, employees who currently earn more than $455 per week ($23,660 annually), but less than $913 per week ($47,476 annually), need to be reclassified as nonexempt by […]

Get Those Papers in Order—New Recordkeeping for 2015

We’re only a little over a month into 2015, and there have already been some changes to recordkeeping requirements. Recordkeeping is a cornerstone of compliance, so be prepared! Changes to safety and paid sick leave are here or forthcoming, and Attorney Usama Kahf provides the info you need to keep the right records in the […]

Q&A: Lori Kleiman on HR Assessments

In yesterday’s Advisor, the 7 steps to a strategic HR assessment were presented by Lori Kleiman, SPHR; today, she elaborates on the challenges of the HR function and presents a couple of frequently asked questions and their answers.

Delaware businesses get new recordkeeping obligations

by Molly DiBianca and Lauren Russell Delaware’s new law related to the safe destruction of documents containing personal identifying information will take effect on January 1. The law requires commercial entities to take all reasonable steps to destroy a consumer’s personal identifying information within the business’s custody and control when the information is no longer […]

4 Reasons Your Top Talent Is Thinking About Leaving

Chou, who is senior practice leader, compensation, at WorldatWork, offered his tips at WorldatWork’s Total Rewards 2013 Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia. Why Key Talent Leaves Employers are always concerned about retaining top talent, says Chou, and most are getting a little more concerned as the economy brightens. However, the truth is that the job […]

You Be the Judge on USERRA Cases—Who Wins?

USERRA Case Study 1: John Falsifies Paperwork The facts: John is a supervisory employee at a delivery company and is a longtime reservist and combat veteran. Here’s the scenario: John is told by a coworker that the company doesn’t like supervisors to serve in the reserves. His boss sends an internal e-mail that says, “John […]