Metro Diner failed to pay proper minimum wage, overtime Investigation findings: An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division’s Jacksonville District Office found that Windy City Doc Holding LLC, doing business as Metro Diner, violated minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Specifically, the employer made illegal deductions from workers’ pay
The DOL ruling to increase the overtime minimum wage from $23,660 to $47,476 has been put on hold by a Federal Judge. Until a final decision is reached, employers may continue to follow the existing overtime rule. “A preliminary injunction preserves the status quo while the court determines the department’s authority to make the final rule as well as the
Effective December 1, 2016, there is a new salary requirement for the administrative, executive and professional exemptions. What is the New Federal Salary Requirement? The new federal rule increases the salary requirement for exempt executive, administrative and professional employees from $455 per week to $913 per week effective December 1, 2016, and provides for automatic increases to the
The IRS determined that many employers and insurance carriers were not prepared to meet the filing deadline of January 31st. The IRS decided to extend the deadline to March 2nd. This extension only applies to the 2016 Forms 1095-C and 1095-B to be furnished to individuals,” see Notice 2016-70. The deadline for filing Forms 1094 and 1095 has not changed.
Effective December 1, 2016, there is a new salary requirement for the administrative, executive and professional exemptions. These are employees who get paid a salary regardless of hours worked. They’re usually your managers, engineers, executives and individual who’s decision have a major impact on your company. 21 states have filed an appeal and a decision is expected the week of
Effective 121/1/16, all Salary Exempt employees must be earning $47,476 a year per DOL regulations. This new law is being challenged and a hearing was held on 11/16/16 to argue the case. It is expected that a decision will be announced on November 22, 2016. Employers need to comply or be ready to pull the trigger on 12/1/16 if the
An amendment to California law expands state prohibitions against “unfair immigration-related practices” related to the hiring of foreign nationals. SB-1001 goes into effective on January 1, 2017. According to the preamble of the bill, it is “unlawful for an employer to request more or different documents than are required under federal law, to refuse to honor documents tendered that on
Last January, the Obama Administration proposed executive action through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), the federal watchdog for employment discrimination statutes, to require certain businesses to provide information on how much their employees were paid. This information was to be broken down based on race, gender, and ethnicity. In theory, this would allow the EEOC to easily identify pay