Liability for wage-and-hour violations under federal employment laws may flow through to a successor business entity, even if a transaction is structured as an asset sale, rather than a stock sale.
Should an employer and employee be allowed to agree to delay or extend FMLA leave? In the past, those arrangements allowed employees to use paid time off (PTO) either before the start of FMLA leave or to extend the duration of FMLA leave. However, a recent change in position at the Department of Labor makes this type of employee-friendly arrangement a violation of the FMLA.
The US Department of Labor is proposing a new rule to raise the salary threshold for overtime exemption, which would have a significant impact on employers’ budgets and employees’ salaries.