Tag Archives: Paid

Can caregivers or care workers be paid more?

All caregivers are owed the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour and an overtime payment for all hours worked over 40 in any work week, unless some very specific exemptions are met. However, many agencies or individuals are not … Continue reading

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Comprehensive paid family leave and how public employers can opt in

The New York State Workers' Compensation Board invites readers to a special Paid Family Leave webinar specifically for public employers. This one-hour, online session will provide you with an overview of the state’s landmark Paid Family Leave benefit, and the … Continue reading

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When Must Employee Travel Time Be Paid?

The following is a guest blog post by Richard J. Simmons of Sheppard Mullin in Los Angeles. He represents employers in various labor and employment matters. California law establishes unique rules governing when time spent is compensable “hours worked.” How these … Continue reading

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Neck and Back Injury: What is Average Paid For a Car Wreck?

If you have been involved in a car or truck accident, you need answers to these important questions: Can you get a good recovery of money to pay your damages? Should you hire a personal injury lawyer? Will you have … Continue reading

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A Paid Day Off on Election Day

Congress recently introduced the “For the People Act of 2019” that would make the federal election day a paid holiday for all federal employees and encourages private employers to do the same. Several (13) U.S. States currently give state workers … Continue reading

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