Archive: Tag: overtime attorney

FAQ – Going Back to Work After Covid-19

Governors all over the country are starting to reopen their states after being locked down to slow the spread of Covid-19. As the phased reopens occur, people are starting to head back to work.  While everyone knew the lockdowns would not last forever, many workers have valid concerns about their safety or other legal protections […]

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DOL Recovers Record $322 Million in Wages for Workers

Recently, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that its Wage and Hour Division collected $322 million owed to workers.  The DOL looks at the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) to determine if a violation of minimum wage or overtime occurred.  Of the violations, over 80% dealt with improper overtime.  Companies in the construction and food […]

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New Overtime and Salary Regulations Proposed

Obama Administration Overtime Proposal In 2016, the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and overtime regulations got more attention than it has probably seen in over a decade. This was in large part due to the announcement that the Department of Labor (“DOL”) would be more than doubling the minimum salary required, from $23,660 to $47,476, […]

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