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How to Protect Your Company Against a Department of Labor Investigation

Although certain federal agencies are easing enforcement during the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Labor (DOL) is not amongst them. The DOL will continue to investigate FLSA time and pay violations, so be certain your business practices are sound. It’s also important to know what to do if you’re ever faced with an audit or investigation.

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7 Tips to Protect Your Business from Damaging Wage Theft Lawsuits

Wage theft is an all-too-common complaint among employees, which can lead to costly lawsuits. Learn the key requirements under the FLSA and the proper measures for avoiding complications.

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Attention, Employers: DHS Relaxes E-Verify Requirements Due to COVID-19

In light of the national emergency with COVID-19, the DHS has eased some of the requirements with I-9 employee eligibility verification. If you’re an employer who is operating remotely, you’ll want to understand how this impacts your review of identity and employment authorizations documents, as well as the E-Verify process.

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Unsure How to Handle Maternity Leave Laws and Accommodations? Important Clarity for Businesses

Although it’s important to understand the legal rights of pregnant employees under federal law, an emergence of state and local legislation is granting even more protections. In more than half the states, employers must now provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers. Learn what that entails and how to meet the related posting and notification requirements.

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How Does the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Affect Employers?

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. In this article, our in-house senior labor law attorney answers pressing questions about how this law impacts employers.

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