The U.S. Department of Labor announces a new office to help employers and workers understand compliance better.

The USDOL has announced the Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) which will promote greater understanding of federal labor laws and regulations, allowing job creators to prevent violations and protect Americans’ wages, workplace safety and health, retirement security, and other rights and benefits. As part of its work, OCI will work with the enforcement agencies to …

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FLSA issues for 2018

As we enter into a new calendar year there are a lot of Department of Labor issues employers should be concerned with in handling employees. I am not going to cover all of them, but I do want to talk about several. Employee classification One of the biggest issues of 2017 will continue to be …

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Two for Tuesday + One

I am pointing out to you two blog posts by a prolific writer and attorney. I follow her (among others) for updates from a legal angle. Robin Shea, with Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, publishes the firm’s daily blog Employment and Labor Insider. She has been publishing what she calls Trumpdates. It is a …

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