Monthly Archives: July 2015

Wage Board Recommends $15.00 Minimum Wage For Fast Food Workers

The New York State Fast Food Wage Board has issued a series of resolutions recommending that the minimum wage for fast food workers be increased to fifteen dollars an hour. The New York State Minimum Wage Act establishes a minimum

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Department of Labor Issues Administrator’s Interpretation To Combat Worker Misclassification

The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires the payment of minimum wage and overtime to employees. Many employers circumvent the law by classifying workers as “independent contractors.” On July 14th, the United States Department of Labor (“the Department”) issued an

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Changes to Overtime Regulations Are Coming

Today the Department of Labor issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would extend overtime protections to an estimated 5 million white collar workers.  The proposed rulemaking affects the Department’s regulations concerning the Executive, Administrative, and Professional exemptions under the

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