201803.09
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Amnesty for FLSA Violators

The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently announced a pilot program for employers to, basically, self-report violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The DOL indicated that its Payroll Audit Independent Determination (“PAID”) program is designed to allow employers to pay their employees the overtime wages and/or minimum wages… Continue Reading Amnesty for FLSA Violators

201609.12
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Collective Action Certified Against Yes You Can! Diet Plan Owners

I am happy to report that the District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently certified a collective action for all sales employees against against 7 Call Center Inc., Chaban Wellness LLC, Alejandro Chaban, and Ronald Day for not including commissions when paying overtime to their employees. You may know these employers from their… Continue Reading Collective Action Certified Against Yes You Can! Diet Plan Owners

201602.02
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Same Old Minimum Wage…

With the first month of 2016 in the books, and with eleven left to go, I wanted to let you know that the Florida Minimum Wage has not changed at all… It was $8.05 per hour in 2015 and it will stay the same this year.

201508.17
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Click Here To Claim Some Money?

Yes, that’s right… it’s no joke. A website that lets you claim money – and from the government, no less. The Miami Herald just reported on this topic. The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor recently launched its WOW website. WOW stands for Workers Owed Wages. The Department of Labor wants to… Continue Reading Click Here To Claim Some Money?

201501.13
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New Department of Labor Announcement

Today, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it reached a memorandum of understanding with the Florida Department of Revenue to combat the misclassification of employees.  I am not surprised that the DOL decided to step, as I have seen a significant number of employees who were misclassified as independent contractors down here in South… Continue Reading New Department of Labor Announcement