Sixteen percent of Americans report earning money through an online gig platform. Gig work model started out with Uber, DoorDash, TaskRabbit and the likes in
Category: Fair Labor Standards Act
Breaking News: Texas and 20 States Sue the Department of Labor Over the Overtime Rules
A group of 21 states, including Texas, filed a lawsuit today in the Eastern District of Texas challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime exemption rules
Breaking News: Millions of Employees Will Be Entitled to Overtime Pay Starting This December
Under a new rule announced by the White House yesterday, anybody making a salary of less than $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for
Business Owners Alert: State Minimum Wage Increases in 2016
While the minimum wage in Texas will remain the same in 2016, those Texas companies that have employees in other states, need to be aware
Could Your Restaurant Be Violating A Federal Wage Law?
In the words of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, “this case concerns coffee and tipping.” More specifically, Montano v. Montrose Restaurant Associates, Inc. concerns a question
Break Time for Nursing Mothers at Work – A Right or a Privilege?
Many businesses routinely face the question of what to do when a nursing employee asks that she be allowed to take a break to express