FMLA2019-3-A

The DOL issued three opinion letters today, September 10, 2019. Today’s blog is a word for word reading of the full FMLA2019-3-A opinion letter including footnotes. FMLA2019-3-A: Addressing whether an employer may delay designating paid leave as FMLA leave due to a collective bargaining agreement.   Opinion Once your employer has enough information to determine … More FMLA2019-3-A

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Three New Wage and Hour Opinion Letters

My reading of today’s announcement that the U.S. Department of Labor announced today that it has issued three new opinion letters that address compliance issues related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA). … More U.S. Department of Labor Issues Three New Wage and Hour Opinion Letters

20% Rule Rescinded with FLSA2018-27

Yes, it’s true. The Department of Labor issued guidance November 8, 2018 regarding “Side Work” and the FLSAs Restaurant Tip Credit (29 CFR 531.59 The Tip Wage Credit, Section 3(m)  Osha Safety and Health Act). They reissued Opinion Letter FLSA2009-23, gave it a new name, FLSA2018-27.  Per  Epstein Becker Green (2018)Epstein Becker Green (2018), the … More 20% Rule Rescinded with FLSA2018-27