Month: March 2016

Wage and Hour Issues for Tipped Employees

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03/31/2016Bibeau Anne G.

Authored by Anne G. Bibeau, Esq. Business owners often don’t give the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) any thought until they are served with an FLSA lawsuit or the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) pays a visit. Although the law has been around for longer than most businesses (since 1938), employers still struggle to understand… Read more »

Paid Sick Leave Mandate Proposed by DOL for Contractors

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03/01/2016Bibeau Anne G.

DOL has recently (Feb 24) proposed a rule requiring federal contractors to provide workers with up to seven days of paid sick leave per year. The proposal is for contractors to offer one hour of paid leave for every 30 hours of work. Employees could use the time to care for themselves or family members… Read more »

Part 2: Paid Sick Leave Mandate Proposed by DOL for Contractors

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03/01/2016Bibeau Anne G.

As an adjunct to our earlier summary blog on DOL’s proposed sick leave mandate for federal contractors, below is the overview of the proposed rule by Vandeventer Black partner and employment law practitioner Anne Bibeau which more fully expands upon the proposed rule and its implications. Please contact Anne for more information at 757.446.8600 or… Read more »