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  • Raising the Minimum Wage Has Significant Positive Effects on Families and the Economy
    Raising the Minimum Wage Has Significant Positive Effects on Families and the Economy

    As more states and municipalities join the call to increase the minimum wage to $15/hour, recent studies have emerged detailing the effect of such adjustment. While the Congressional Budget Office ...

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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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