Considering the current global situation, there is no surprise that many people are in debt today. There are also the issues of paying off these
Unlike the rest of the countries’ federal minimum wage, New York State introduced a statewide $15 per hour minimum wage plan. The state had plans
Many factors come into play in the earnings conversation, the more prominent ones being location, industry, and the employer. There are state laws that define
As opposed to the federal minimum wage, which amounts to $7.25 per hour, New York State had higher goals. Namely, New York State introduced legislation
Under the regulations mandated through the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), most American workers are entitled to a minimum wage and overtime wages for any hours worked beyond the standard 40 in a single calendar week. By violating these or various other wage or labor laws, employers may commit wage and hour violations that can lead to significant penalties.
Under both state and federal law, employers have a responsibility to maintain a reasonably safe work environment for their employees.
A newly released survey from the Pew Research Center indicates most Americans support paid family and medical leave.
Per state and federal law, an employer may check a job applicant’s or employee’s background, including for criminal records. However, it’s important for employers to ensure their compliance with laws and regulations that protect employees from discrimination.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law which applies in all states, and sets the floor for regulations concerning wages, overtime, and hourly work. The FLSA allows individual states to pass laws that go further than the federal law, extending the law more generously in favor of employees.
If you are an undocumented worker, you face a number of challenges in the workplace that documented laborers and U.S. citizens do not experience.
As labor law attorneys, our clients often ask us whether their employer can fire them in retaliation for filing a claim for unpaid wages.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) protects you against unfair practices by your employer, including improper payment of wages, overtime pay and tips. However, you can only enforce your rights if you comply with the time limits placed on filing lawsuits under the FLSA, which is known as the “statute of limitations.”