515-223-5119 info@ineda.com

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed Into Law

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“Act”) into law. There are two paid leave sections of the Act that private employers with fewer than 500 employees and public agencies must be aware of: (1) the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (the “EFMLEA”) and (2) the Emergency Paid… Read More »

DOL Issues New Rule Narrowing Prior View of Joint Employer Liability

[Author: Woods & Aitken, LLP, 03.2020 | Keywords: HR, Employee Policies] On January 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule updating its regulations governing joint-employer status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule is to take effect on March 16, 2020. JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY The final… Read More »

Overtime Exemptions from the Fair Labors Standards Act

[2017; R-2017 | Keywords: Overtime Exemptions, Overtime, FLSA] The Fair Standards Act provides that employers subject to its provisions must pay its employees the specified minimum wage and overtime compensation. There are various exemptions from the Act, or portions of the Act, which are based on factors such as type of business activity, the amount… Read More »

What About Tattoos, Branding and Body Piercing

What About Tattoos, Branding and Body Piercing

[Source: Bob Evnen, Woods & Aitken LLP, 07.17 | Keywords: Human Resources, HR Policy, Tattoos] Do you have a policy on tattoos, branding and body piercing by your employees? If not, it is something you may want to consider. It has been widely reported that the Philadelphia Police Department implemented a new tattoo policy effective March… Read More »

The Presenteeism Predicament

[01.17 | Keywords: Human Resources, Employment Policies, Presenteeism] Do you ever go to work when you’re not feeling 100%? (Please don’t!) Presenteeism – the problem of workers being on the job but, because of illness or other medical conditions, not fully functioning ñ can cut individual productivity by one-third or more, making it a much costlier problem… Read More »

Overtime Pay Regulations

Source: Bob Evnen, Woods & Aitken LLC, 09.2016 | Keywords: Policies, Overtime] The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a new rule raising the salary floor for white-collar overtime exemptions to $47,476 per year. The new salary floor becomes effective on December 1, 2016. The current salary floor is $23,600. This change will have no… Read More »