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DOL Offers New Wage and Hour Compliance Advice (US)

On July 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) Wage and Hour Division issued a trio of fact-specific opinion letters offering employers guidance on various pay practices, specifically relating to calculating overtime pay as part of nondiscretionary bonuses, exemptions for paralegals, and rounding practices for calculating hours worked.… Continue Reading

M&A News: Recent Case Provides Important Lessons For Buyers Acquiring Unionized Businesses (US)

When organizations are seeking to expand their operations, they often will find interesting targets who have union-represented employees. A union’s presence will create additional compliance obligations but contrary to common misconceptions, union-related obligations are not necessarily unmanageable.… Continue Reading

Compliance Now Required: New FCRA Summary of Rights Released (US)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a new FCRA “Summary of Rights” form, effective September 21, 2018. Employers that use consumer reporting agencies to conduct credit or background checks must let both job applicants and employees know their rights under the FCRA by providing this form along with the FCRA disclosure and authorization. Failure to … Continue Reading
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