In a Department of Labor regulatory release of May 9, 2018, the Wage/Hour Division now estimates a January 2019 release of its important salary level rules to determine the number of workers eligible for overtime pay.  This rule would replace the Obama Administration’s version of the rule which would have doubled the salary level below which employee...
Almost every company hires contractors to do some function or other.  In spite of various types of legal attack, the use of independent contractors is growing, not declining.  This article will summarize some of the current developments concerning the use of contractors. Secretary of Labor Acosta last November revoked two Obama Administration g...
OSHA has long required employers to keep logs of job-related injuries and illnesses, but until recently the Agency did not require employers to file copies with the government.  In 2016, OSHA issued a rule that required employers with 250 or more workers to submit OSHA Form 300A, which lists the number of job-related injuries and illnesses needing mo...
The issue of whether an employer should allow employees to record or video conversations is very important, and very controversial.  There are many legal and practical considerations.  Let’s take the legal issues first. During the Obama Administration, the NLRB overruled prior precedent and ruled that employers could not ban all audio or video ...

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