Articles Posted in Wage and Hour

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If you’re old enough, maybe you remember this Miller Lite commercial from the 1970s where Steve “The Miz” Mizerak was just showing off at a billiards table, working up a thirst for his adult beverage of choice: Miller Lite.

Last week, the State of New Jersey passed yet another workplace law. This time, it’s this measure to protect against what’s being dubbed “wage theft.”

I’d say get NJ a glass of something cold, but at the rate at which the Garden State is passing new employment laws, they’d just say, “Hold my drink.” Continue reading

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I remember the time that the U.S. Department of Labor showed up unannounced to the Bloggerdome.

It was yesterday. And, I’m pretty sure that the five-year-old ratted me out for paying my other three kids in Cheerios for installing a marble driveway. The driveway was a birthday gift I gave to myself.

(I turn 43 today.)

But, lesson learned. And even though this never really happened, I feel your pain, friends. I know how difficult it can be to comply with wage and hour laws. Continue reading

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Before all the Facebook creepiness, pukey-poopy emojis, and gushing over my awesome law firm, I foreshadowed some changes from the U.S. Department of Labor to the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rules.

Yesterday, the DOL put a ring on it and made it official. Continue reading

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”