Retailers or other employers using the practice of on-call shifts should carefully review each state’s laws where they do business.
The labor movement is setting up the 2016 election to be a referendum on the American working class and this bill is a symptom of this problem.
As Garcia v. SAR Food of Ohio illustrates, if you fail to pay under these circumstances, you are taking a huge wage-and-hour risk.
The prevailing argument for boosting minimum wage is: It’s the right thing to do. That’s nice, but for a lot of organizations, it makes good business sense, too.Read More
In the wake of a landmark 2013 ruling, it would seem unpaid internships aren’t long for the business world. Yet, such positions aren’t illegal.Read More
Les Gold is the patriarch of a family-owned pawnshop, American Jewelry and Loan in the Motor City. He recently talked to “Whatever Works” about raising the minimum wage, reality TV, knee-jerk reactions, the Affordable Care Act and more.Read More
If you use the services of interns, pay them. Otherwise, you are taking a huge gamble that is difficult to win.Read More
If scholarship athletes are employees, then they are likely owed minimum wage and overtime. This case has huge implications beyond collective bargaining.Read More
The demand for long-term care providers makes pay and benefits critical factors in recruitment and retention, experts say.Read More