Benefits & Overtime Calculations
The Department of Labor (DOL) announced its Final Rule, effective 1/15/20, clarifying that the following perks/benefits may be offered without including them in the calculation of employees’ regular rate of pay for overtime: The cost of providing certain parking benefits, wellness programs, onsite specialist treatment, gym access and fitness classes, […]
Can I bring my dog to work? Maybe, maybe not.
Lots of our clients are getting requests to bring an animal in the workplace (usually a service dog). As you may know, this is governed by the ADA. Specifically, when an employer receives a service or support animal request, it is required under the ADA to engage in a back-and-forth […]
Jury Duty & Employer Obligations
There have been some recent cases dealing with employer treatment of employees when they are called for jury duty. Based on these cases, there are 5 questions businesses should ask to make sure they do right by employees called for jury duty. Do employees need to be paid? While federal law […]