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Bethany Hacker | September 30, 2019

REVISED Overtime Rule from the Dept of Labor

The suspense is over – the Department of Labor announced the revised Overtime Rule, which will set the minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standard Act’s white-collar exemptions at $684 per week, or $35,568 per year. The rule, which will ...

ss-letters

Paige Porio | June 1, 2019

SSA No-Match Letters

The Social Security Administration recently resurrected its practice of issuing Employer Correction Request notices – also known as “no-match letters” – when it receives employee information from an employer that does not match its records. I...

trip and fall lawsuits

Paige Porio | March 1, 2019

Tripping into Litigation

It’s impossible to watch TV without seeing an advertisement from an attorney assuring prospective clients that their alleged accident was not their fault. In the brief 20-30 second commercial, viewers are convinced that they are the victim and will...

court rulings

Paige Porio | September 1, 2018

Flurry Of Recent ADA Cases Can Be Instructive For Employers

Interpreting and applying the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is often among the most challenging aspects of managing the workplace law and human resources functions at your workplace. There are numerous issues to consider with every new situat...

opioid abuse in the workplace

Paige Porio | March 1, 2018

Opioid Abuse

With opioid abuse reaching epidemic proportions throughout the United States, employers in the laundry and linen supply/rental and distributor industries need to recognize that this problem could dramatically impact their operations. As many as 50,00...

Employers need to use the new I-9 form

Paige Porio | August 1, 2017

Employers Must Soon Use Yet Another New I-9 Form

New Document Could Be Liability Trap For Unsuspecting Employers It might seem like just yesterday that employers were told that they needed to use a new version of the Form I-9, the document verifying the identity of new hires to ensure they are auth...

Paige Porio | November 14, 2016

New Overtime Regulations

Joe Shelton, Partner with Fisher Phillips, a national employment law firm and Universal Unilink Business Solutions Provider, was back at this year’s conference with detailed information on pending changes to overtime regulations that are expected t...

Customer Harasment

Paige Porio | July 18, 2014

Customer Harassment

People usually think of workplace harassment in terms of supervisors harassing employees or employees harassing peers. But no matter what rank employees hold, it has long been a fact of workplace life that employers are responsible for prohibiting un...