Yesterday, the DOL issued a comprehensive guide to the FMLA for employers and released a new FMLA poster. The Guide is a must read for employers covered by the FMLA and includes chapters addressing all phases of compliance, including the interaction of the FMLA with other federal and state laws and employer policies. The Guide… Continue reading DOL Issues Employer’s Guide to the FMLA
On April 4, 2016, BOLI and the DOL signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding intended to protect employees’ rights by preventing misclassification of employees as independent contractors. According to the DOL: “The two agencies will provide clear, accurate and easy-to-access outreach to employers, employees, and other stakeholders; share resources and enhance enforcement by conducting coordinated… Continue reading Oregon & DOL Sign Misclassification MOU
Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown of California, signed legislation that will increase California’s minimum wage to $15/hr by 2022. Minimum wage will increase incrementally each year. For employers with 26 or more employees minimum wage is scheduled to increase from $10/hr to $10.50/hr for 2017, and then by $1.00 each year through 2022 (subject to adjustment… Continue reading California Minimum Wage Moving to $15/hr.