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Wage and Hour Division Creates Attorney Referral System

In a move that has employers concerned about increased wage and hour litigation, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor, in conjunction with the American Bar Association (ABA), has created an Attorney Referral System which will provide referrals to local “attorney referral programs” so that employees who wish to pursue… Continue Reading


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Automatic Deductions for Meal Periods Are Not Permitted

An increasing number of wage and hour lawsuits and administrative wage claims before the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement include claims based upon the automatic deduction of meal periods. In many instances, employees do not actually clock out and in for lunch. As a result, the time records do not properly and accurately reflect a… Continue Reading