U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN FLORIDA ROOFING CONTRACTOR PAYING $70,068 IN BACK WAGES FOR OVERTIME VIOLATIONS BONITA SPRINGS, FL – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) into rebuilding efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Kelly Roofing LLC – based in Bonita Springs, Florida – paid … Continue reading Department of Labor – Roofing overtime
One Million More Workers Will Soon Get Overtime Pay
As many as one million more workers will soon be eligible for overtime pay, under a rule being considered by the Trump Administration. The rule change by the Department of Labor would raise the wage threshold for workers to be paid overtime, an increase that all sides agree is long overdue. Still, the new rule … Continue reading One Million More Workers Will Soon Get Overtime Pay
In Florida Workers’ Compensation Reform, a Swing and a Miss?
On a conference panel almost 3 years ago, after the Castellanos decision that found Florida's plaintiff attorney fee caps unconstitutional, I predicted that the state legislature would respond with quiet deportment, waiting several years doing nothing until the pain became unbearable and then would do something colossally stupid. That prediction wasn't entirely accurate. The pain, as … Continue reading In Florida Workers’ Compensation Reform, a Swing and a Miss?