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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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  • Minimum Wage Increases Gaining Traction
    Minimum Wage Increases Gaining Traction

    The fight for an increased minimum wage is getting increased traction, with cities on both coasts taking action to raise the wage to $15/hour. In New York, the state has announced that all fast food ...

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