What Is A Shift Differential?
A shift differential is an extra bump in pay that some workers make for working outside of normal business hours. Shift differentials aren’t required... Read More
What Is Double Time Pay & When Is It Mandatory?
Most workers in the United States are entitled to overtime pay, which should kick in after you clock in more than 40 hours worked... Read More
Illinois Governor Signs Bill To Increase State Minimum Wage To $15 By 2025
Low-wage workers in Illinois have something to celebrate this year: a pay increase. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed a bill that will... Read More
California Supreme Court Creates Harder Test For Classifying Independent Contractors
In a landmark ruling, California’s Supreme Court has unanimously underwritten a stricter rule for defining independent contractors, fundamentally altering the labor landscape... Read More
Supreme Court Says Auto Dealers Don’t Need To Pay Overtime To Service Advisors
Car dealerships don’t need to pay their service advisers overtime, according to a new ruling from the US Supreme Court. The case, Encino... Read More
Baltimore Police Start Fingerprinting Program To Combat Overtime Fraud
In an attempt to fight what officials call rampant overtime fraud, the Baltimore Police Department are turning to tech, Gizmodo reports. Officers... Read More
Trump’s Labor Department Lets Obama-Era Overtime Rule Die In Texas Court
Former-President Obama’s dream of extending overtime rights to around 4.2 million employees appears dead in the water, according to The Hill. On... Read More
The Secret Service Can’t Afford To Pay Agents Overtime Anymore
Secret Service agents are seriously overworked. New revelations from the federal agency suggest that hundreds of agents may also be underpaid. On Monday,... Read More
Will Overtime Comp Hours Help Workers Find Flexibility Or Hurt Families?
The United States Congress is considering a major change to federal overtime laws, one that could offer hard working employees more free... Read More
House Republicans Hope To Switch Overtime Wages For Paid Vacation
House Republicans have passed a bill that could drastically affect the way overtime wages are doled out – if those wages are... Read More