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A Q&A on Wage & Hour Insurance

Machua Millett My recent post about wage and hour exposure and insurance triggered an email exchange with one of the blog’s readers, Machua Millett, who is the Chief Innovation Officer for the financial and professional unit (FINPRO) at Marsh.  The … Continue reading

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Report: Wage Law Violations Result in Billions of Dollars in Total Payouts

Violations of statutory wage and hour requirements represent a very big problem for corporate employers. Cumulative payouts in private lawsuits and government enforcement for wage payment violations run into the billions, according to a new report from an organization called … Continue reading

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Low Wage Workers Impacted by Arbitration Agreements

As companies have drastically increased their use of arbitration agreements in their employment contracts, workers have increasingly challenged those contractual provisions. Many courts have consistently struck down such agreements as unenforceable because they restrict an employee’s right to due process … Continue reading

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DOL Launches “PAID” Program To Resolve Wage Violations

Brad Cave By Brad Cave Workers want to get paid, and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is offering a new way to help make sure they do. The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently launched the Payroll Audit … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit Dashes Delivery Driver’s Bid to Keep Wage Hour Claims Out of Arbitration

In Edwards v. DoorDash, Inc., No. 17-20082 (5th Cir. Apr. 25, 2018), the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reaffirmed its position that arbitrability of claims, including whether class or collective claims must be arbitrated individually, is a threshold question that … Continue reading

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