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  • Will The Federal Minimum Wage Hike Affect You?
    Will The Federal Minimum Wage Hike Affect You?

    Beginning next January 2015 home health care workers will be covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. This change in the law will affect the nearly 2 million home care workers who make up one of the ...

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  • Is Your Employer Complying With The FLSA and Notice Provisions Of The Affordable Care Act?
    Is Your Employer Complying With The FLSA and Notice Provisions Of The Affordable Care Act?

    Do you know what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) means for you? Has your employer properly notified you of your rights as required? The first phase of the ACA began October 1, 2013 with open enrollment ...

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  • Bill To Amend FLSA May Give Employers More Control Over Overtime Pay
    Bill To Amend FLSA May Give Employers More Control Over Overtime Pay

    Recently a House Bill aimed at amending the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was introduced to a U.S. Congressional Committee. The FLSA as it is currently written is already one of the more pro-worker ...

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  • Female Workers Face Challenges From Over And Under Employment
    Female Workers Face Challenges From Over And Under Employment

    A recent Op Ed piece in the New York Times raises an interesting point – although high earning women and low wage earning women seem to have different problems, the issues they face as the result of ...

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  • Department Of Labor Considers Inclusion Of Home Care Employees Under The FLSA
    Department Of Labor Considers Inclusion Of Home Care Employees Under The FLSA

    Last December, President Obama announced his intention to make revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act , one of the oldest federal labor laws. One of the changes would be to include home-care ...

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