No work permit? Overtime pay still required

  • July 09, 2018

Undocumented status and the possibility the workers may be subject to deportation does not absolve you of your obligation to pay the minimum wage and overtime under...

ADEA at 50: Looking back & ahead at age bias

  • July 09, 2018

The EEOC, the agency responsible for enforcing the ADEA, recently took a look back to see what progress older workers have made in the half century since the law took...

Noncompete violation means no unemployment

  • July 03, 2018

When an employee is fired for violating the terms of a noncompete, he won’t receive unemployment compensation because he committed willful act of wrongdoing, which...

Refuse a DOL subpoena, go straight to jail

  • June 29, 2018

The owner of GT Drywall in Chino Hills, California, spent some time behind bars after a federal judge tired of his delaying tactics in an ongoing wage-and-hour...

DOL busts Bernie’s Burger Bus

  • June 29, 2018

The companies that own the Bernie’s Burger Bus restaurant chain in Houston will have to pay $62,754 after investigators from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and...