Posts by Elyse Hawkey

Webinar (Recording): Overtime Redux: Here We Go Again! 09/25/2018, 2:00 EST

With the Department of Labor (DOL) commencing a series of Listening Sessions, the “White Collar” Overtime Rules are again on the changing table. Issued under the Fair Labor Standards Act, these regulations implement exemptions from the overtime pay requirements for executive, administrative, professional, and certain other employees. Join ComplianceHR Vice President & former DOL Wage…

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The Dynamex Decision: The New CA Supreme Court Ruling is Now Incorporated into Navigator IC

The Dynamex Decision On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Dynamex Operations West v. S.C. (Lee et al.), marking a landmark shift in what employers must now show to properly classify workers as independent contractors under California law. The Court rejected the Borellotest and instead adopted a modified “ABC” test, similar to…

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DOL Issues New Information on its PAID Self-Audit and Self-Reporting Program

BY MEREDITH SCHRAMM-STROSSER, TAMMY MCCUTCHEN, AND LEE SCHRETER. LITTLER MENDELSON, ON  APRIL 20, 2018 Last month, we reported on the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division’s (“WHD”) newly created Payroll Audit Independent Determination (“PAID”) Program, through which employers can proactively seek to resolve potential and actual violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The WHD…

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California Announces a New Wage and Hour Independent Contractor Test

BY STEPHEN MELNICK, LITTLER MENDELSON, ON  MAY 1, 2018 In a groundbreaking new decision, the California Supreme Court announced a significant change in independent contractor law, adopting a modified “ABC” test for determining whether an individual is an employee under the Wage Orders.1  This new independent contractor test is modeled on Massachusetts’ independent contractor statute, which…

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Click your way through the protective leave process…

Forms and Deadlines, and Leave, Oh My! How do you tackle FMLA leave requests? Leave is one of the most difficult HR processes to manage effectively. To remain compliant, employers must document and file a variety of FMLA forms, adhere to federal and state requirements, and meet DOL filing deadlines, which often proves challenging. Looking…

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Ready to power your overtime compliance process?

A better way to tackle overtime: Navigator OT, ComplianceHR’s intelligent online solution, is 96% more efficient and cost effective than available traditional methods to evaluate exempt/non-exempt employees. In as little as 20 minutes, our solution delivers specific, actionable, expert guidance which takes the country’s best legal experts over 10 hours to accomplish. We’d love to show you how it’s done. Contact us at info@compliancehr.com or through…

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Second Session Webinar (Recording): Understanding the DOL’s Upcoming PAID Program — What it Means and How to Self-Audit for Compliance Success 04/03/2018, 2:00 EST

On April 3, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new nationwide pilot program, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program, to facilitate resolution of potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. To understand how this will affect employers across the…

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Webinar (Recording): Understanding the DOL’s Upcoming PAID Program — What it Means and How to Self-Audit for Compliance Success 03/21/2018, 2:00 EST

On March 6, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new nationwide pilot program, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program, to facilitate resolution of potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. To understand how this will affect employers across the…

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Webinar (Recording): Artificial Intelligence — Taking the "Human" Out of Human Resources? 01/17/2018 , 2:00 EST

In this webinar, we will discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) has quickly become one of the most talked-about trends in recruiting, onboarding, and even compliance. The presenters will explore the intersection between AI, human resources, and employment law/HR. What is “artificial intelligence”? What is the state of technology? Can AI perform HR functions? Attendees will…

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