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Increase to Minimum Salary Under Federal Overtime Law May (Finally) Be Coming

After a federal judge shot down the Obama administration’s proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), actual change is on the horizon. On March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division released a new proposal to update the FLSA’s out-of-date salary threshold. Set back in 2004, the FLSA white-collar exemptions … Read More

NJ Employers & Employees: Listen Up…Changes Coming to NJ Family Leave Laws

On February 19, 2019, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation amending and significantly expanding the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA) and New Jersey Family Leave Insurance Law (NJFLI).  Here is a brief overview of the changes to come. NJFLA: The law currently allows employees who meet eligibility requirements and who work for a covered employer … Read More

Software Maker Oracle Accused of Underpaying Women and Minorities by $400+ Million

In a case being pursued by the U.S. Department of Labor, as part of its examination of government contractor pay practices, Oracle is accused of underpaying roughly 16,000 employees by nearly 25 percent between 2013-2016. Affecting primarily Asian and female employees, the pay disparity partly stems from Oracle setting salaries based on prior salaries. Asking … Read More