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2014-04-04 23:30:12

The suit alleges that Caremark uniformly misclassified Coding Consultants as “exempt” from receiving overtime pay under the FLSA. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 On March 31, 2014, an employee of Caremark, L.L.C. (“Caremark”), a subsidiary of CVS Caremark, filed a collective action lawsuit in Arizona federal court on behalf of herself and all other similarly situated current and former employees seeking unpaid overtime wages and liquidated damages under the Fair Labor Standards...

2014-03-30 23:21:29

Gatekeeper Business Solutions, a labor management software company announces federal & state minimum wage compliance. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Gatekeeper Business Solutions labor management software has features to enable clients to improve compliance with applicable minimum wage laws. The payroll software reduces concern for clients, by continually, monitoring all state and federal minimum wage laws and ensuring that the software conforms to the correct law at the...

2014-03-13 16:26:32

CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn invited actor Martin Sheen to hold a press event today with the Raise Illinois coalition at Saint Pius church in Chicago to make the case for raising the minimum wage in Illinois. Sheen, known for his starring role as President Jed Bartlet from the West Wing television series and other acting credits, as well as his activism for various progressive causes, used his celebrity status to urge elected officials to lift...

2014-02-24 12:27:36

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Virginia Behavioral Healthcare Providers Association (WVBHPA) is urging legislators to approve an increase in the state's minimum wage only if they also increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for healthcare providers. House Bill 4283, which would increase the minimum wage to $8.75, now is in the hands of the Senate Finance Committee after being passed by the House of Delegates. "If you are considering running this bill, we...

2014-01-05 00:20:18

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MINIMUM WAGE Profile America -- Sunday, January 5th. The business world was confronted with a new idea on this date in 1914, when Henry Ford announced that he would pay his workers a minimum wage of $5 a day, which is about 117 in current dollars. The idea eventually gained general...

2013-11-12 16:20:54

POOR WORKING CONDITIONS, POVERTY WAGES AND LACK OF RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE FORCING THEIR HANDS, WORKERS SAY NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Employees of the largest private contractors at area airports joined a raucous LaGuardia Airport rally to call the public's attention to the prevalence of poverty wages and poor working conditions that they say are creating a crisis for workers and the traveling public at the airports. "Supporting yourself on...

2013-11-10 23:00:05

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. law firm announces the release of its new website, http://www.overtimepaylaws.org as resource on unpaid overtime lawsuits, laws, and overtime attorneys. (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) most employees, who are known as “non-exempt” are required to receive overtime pay for each hour worked over 40 in a single workweek. The overtime rate cannot be less than time and one-half their regular rate of pay. How does a...

2013-10-31 23:01:21

BenefitMall®, the leading provider of the nation’s largest portfolio of employee benefits, HR and payroll products and services, identifies payroll challenges for tipped employees. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 BenefitMall®, the leading provider of the nation’s largest portfolio of employee benefits, HR and payroll products and services, identifies payroll challenges for tipped employees. Various small businesses rely heavily on tips or work solely on tips as income....

2013-09-24 12:21:58

Suit for Overtime Pay for More Than 3,400 Moves Forward SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Notice has just been mailed to more than 3,400 managers and assistant managers of Valero and its successor corporation CST nationwide for whom the law firm Sanford Heisler recently won approval of a collective action certification motion paving the way for them to pursue their overtime claims as a group. The decision by arbitrator Michael Loeb requires that all current and former...

2013-08-29 12:26:52

Developer fails to produce records showing workers are paid according to statute ELWOOD, Ill., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Village of Elwood has asked a judge to require CenterPoint Properties to provide documentation to determine if the developer is in compliance with state law in paying workers a prevailing wage. Although state law and the Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) agreement between the Village and CenterPoint require that it pay prevailing wages, CenterPoint has...