Employment Law, Business Litigation & Personal Injury Legal Updates

Caution: FFCRA Enforcement of Paid Leaves

The DOL has issued several recent press releases, including South Florida Truss Manufacturer Pays Back Wages..., regarding employer violations of the paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA). Employers should use this as a cautionary...

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Department of Labor Provides Updated FMLA Forms

The Department of Labor has provided updated Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) forms for notification of eligibility for, certification of, and designation of leave under the Act. The new forms are available on the DOL’s website.  Although employers are...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passes

On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate passed the amended H.R. 6201 today, which the President has signed. Some highlights are: FMLA: Expansion of FMLA to all employers under 500 employees, requiring paid FML leave for limited purposes.  This component of the law has a 10...

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2020 Brings State and Federal Wage Increases

Arizona and Flagstaff Minimum Wage Increases Arizona’s state minimum wage once again increased; effective January 1, 2020, all non-tipped employees must be paid at least $12.00 per hour. Additionally,  Flagstaff’s minimum wage  increased to $13.00 per...

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published the following additional resources regarding the new overtime changes: A fact sheet titled, “Final Rule to Update the Regulations Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, and Professional...

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