FLSA: Do Tipped Workers Have a Minimum Wage Claim?

Employers with workers who earn tips have long struggled with adhering to special rules for tipped employees, especially when those employees may also perform duties that don’t produce tips. A recent decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers...

New Overtime Rules

In May, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released updated regulations that will expand federal overtime pay protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rules, which take effect December 1, 2016, raise the minimum salary threshold required to...