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  • Should you be paid for your summer internship?
    Should you be paid for your summer internship?

    With summer upon us, many students are seeking valuable summer internships as a way to gain work experience, and hopefully some money too. However, much confusion exists over whether these internships ...

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  • The Importance of Cracking Down on Minimum Wage Violations
    The Importance of Cracking Down on Minimum Wage Violations

    A recent investigation by Politico determined that as legislative fights continue concerning raising the minimum wage, enforcement of current minimum wage laws can be a challenge. The national minimum ...

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  • When is an employer required to pay for training time?
    When is an employer required to pay for training time?

    A recent federal court decision examined the circumstances when an employer is required to pay a worker for training time. Pursuant to Department of Labor (DOL) rules, employers should evaluate the ...

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  • Millions of low-wage earners to get a raise in 2017
    Millions of low-wage earners to get a raise in 2017

    The nation’s lowest paid workers in 19 states will be getting a pay raise come 2017. Numerous states across the country will be raising their minimum wage after the new year. In Missouri and ...

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  • Minimum Wage Lawsuit Filed Against Amazon
    Minimum Wage Lawsuit Filed Against Amazon

    A new wage and hour lawsuit has just been filed against Amazon.com following the launch of it’s instant delivery system – Prime Now. Prime Now offers “instant delivery” – offering shoppers the option ...

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  • Fight to Increase Minimum Wage Takes Center Stage
    Fight to Increase Minimum Wage Takes Center Stage

    The fight to increase the minimum wage is becoming a central issue in the upcoming presidential elections. In a recent Republican debate, one of the first questions was whether the candidates intend ...

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