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Uber Wins in Florida; FedEx Settlements, $255 million

Independent contracting will continue to be a risky proposition in 2017.  Last year, FedEx settled class actions brought by drivers in over 20 states by paying around $255 million.  That is a pay check that will continue to motivate plaintiffs’ lawyers to look for misclassified independent contractors. Nonetheless, the newest chapter in Uber’s saga [...]

What’s Up with Overtime?

Perhaps the most challenging compliance issue of 2016 was preparing for the U.S. Department of Labor’s increase in the minimum salary level required for the “white collar” overtime exemptions, from $23,660 to $47,476 annually.  Many employers were ready to comply as required on December 1 -- other employers, maybe not so much.  However, on November [...]

Introducing New Leave of Absence & Pay Practice Solutions

ComplianceHR is pleased to deliver the newest additions to our award winning solutions – providing quick answers to more of your everyday compliance challenges. Find them on your dashboard today! To help you get off to a quick start - use our new Leave and Pay Practice applications free* until the end of February [...]

Article: Overtime after the Election – Key Takeaways

ComplianceHR President, Lori Brown, and VP of Strategy, Tammy McCutchen, hosted a webinar today that took head-on the question of what businesses should take away from the election results as it effects the upcoming December 1st changes to Overtime. Tammy brings a unique perspective on topics of regulation, litigation, and legislation, first and foremost as [...]

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