PAID: Labor Department Introduces Program to Fix Wage Issues

On March 6, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (“PAID”) program.  PAID is a…

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Commissioned Employees – What Employers Need to Know

As discussed in a prior newsletter article, employers are required to satisfy the New York minimum wage and overtime laws…

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Misclassification of Assistant Managers

Chase $8.3M Misclassification Settlement Recently, JPMorgan Chase was sued by roughly 2,000 assistant branch managers in a class action who…

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Weather-Related Attendance Issues – 2018

As discussed in a prior newsletter article, winter weather causes numerous issues, such as absences and office closures. This year,…

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Department of Labor Audit: Be Prepared

When an employer does not fully comply with wage and hour laws, it may result in back pay fines and…

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Employee Status for Students

September 29th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Education Law, Employee Classification, Labor Law, NLRA

On August 23, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a 3-to-1 decision that declares that graduate and undergraduate…

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The Department of Labor Clarifies the “Independent Contractor” Test

August 18th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Classification, FLSA, Independent Contractor, Third Party Agreements

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has been active in bringing enforcement actions against employers that misclassify workers as “independent…

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Lyft the Veil? Are Uber & Lyft Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?

February 9th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Classification, Employment Law, Independent Contractor, Wages and Hours

Recently, I went out for brunch in New York City for my sister’s birthday. As we came out of Penn…

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Job Descriptions – An Important Management Tool

August 28th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Disability, Employee Classification, Employee Handbook, Hiring, Human Resources

Maintaining up-to-date job descriptions for every position is one of the simplest, yet most effective investments an organization can make….

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Independent Contractor Rules Tighten for Trucking Industry

January 20th, 2014 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employee Classification, Employer Liability, Independent Contractor, New York Law

In an effort to strengthen the rules relating to independent contractors in the trucking industry, Governor Cuomo signed the New…

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