Minimum Wage and Salary Threshold Increases for 2017

Minimum Wage The federal minimum wage for nonexempt employees will remain at $7.25 per hour. State and local governments, however,…

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Compensation for Checking E-mail After Work

October 27th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | FLSA, Human Resources, Technology, Wages and Hours

Everyone has had that moment when, after crawling into bed after a long day at the office, he or she…

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Final Rule Grants Overtime to Millions of Workers

May 18th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employment Law, FLSA, Minimum Wage, Wages and Hours

Today, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced its long-awaited Final Rule. The new regulation redefines American workers who…

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Joint Employment As Interpreted by the Department of Labor

April 28th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employer Liability, Employment Law, FLSA, Independent Contractor

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that all employees be paid a minimum wage and overtime, if the…

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New York Minimum Wage Set to Increase

April 1st, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | FLSA, Minimum Wage, New York Law

As part of a new budget deal, Governor Cuomo and the New York State legislature announced yesterday that the minimum…

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Determining the Beginning and End of the Workday

February 26th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employment Trends, FLSA, New Jersey Law, New York Law, Wages and Hours

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay a minimum wage to nonexempt employees for every hour worked….

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Defining an “Hour Worked”

February 26th, 2016 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employment Trends, FLSA, New Jersey Law, New York Law, Wages and Hours

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers are required to pay all nonexempt employees for all time worked within…

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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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Second Circuit Requires Court Approval To Settle FLSA Claims

August 18th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, Employment Law, FLSA

The Second Circuit held this month in Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, Inc , case no. 14-299-cv (Aug 7, 2015)…

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Second Circuit Disposes of DOL Guidelines on Unpaid Interns

July 20th, 2015 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Circuit Court Decisions, FLSA, Hiring, Human Resources, Internships, Minimum Wage, Wages and Hours

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit made a momentous decision earlier this month, disregarding the traditional…

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