So your organization doesn’t have a perfect safety record. Maybe some of the equipment is out of date or expired. But what is the worst that could happen? Well, your entire workforce might quit!
The HR Daily Advisor recently sat down with PayScale’s Chief Economist, Katie Bardaro to discuss their recent findings that Q2 of 2018 saw wage decline.
Changes to the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act mean employers have a new option for recovering the cost of items not returned by employees upon separation of employment.
Winnebago County, Illinois recently attempted to avoid a claim for accrued but unpaid vacation pay under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (IWPCA) by invoking the 1-year statute of limitations in the Illinois Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act. Read on to learn whether the Tort Immunity Act gives a break to […]
A recent decision from the federal court in Miami provides excellent guidance on how to defeat wage and hour claims.
Changes to the Maine minimum wage law taking effect January 1 mean that the minimum wage for tipped workers will continue to be $5 an hour instead of rising $1 an hour like the minimum wage for workers who don’t receive tips.
by Kevin C. McCormick On November 7, the Montgomery County (Maryland) Council unanimously approved Bill 28-17, Human Rights and Civil Liberties—County Minimum Wage Amount—Annual Adjustment, which will increase the minimum wage for all employees in the county by 2024. The legislation will increase Montgomery County’s minimum wage to $15 per hour for employers with 51 […]
Compensation planning can be a very time consuming task. It’s vital to attracting and retaining qualified talent, but can be a bit less cumbersome when managed with a practical approach.
What happens if an employee files a lawsuit that includes both representative claims under the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) as well as individual claims for unpaid wages? May the employer enforce arbitration of the individual claims for unpaid wages, even though PAGA claims aren’t subject to arbitration? A recent case before the California Court of Appeal answers that question.
Pay equity is getting more attention in the media, and as the public becomes more aware of the pay gap issue, employees are raising questions internally with employers, according to Joseph Beachboard and Lara de Leon of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Some large companies have responded to the increased attention by publishing […]