DOL: PARENTS CAN USE INTERMITTENT FMLA LEAVE TO ATTEND IEP MEETINGS

The DOL issued an opinion letter on August 8, 2019 stating that where a child has a serious health condition as defined under the FMLA and an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) associated with that condition, a parent can utilize intermittent FMLA leave to attend IEP meetings addressing the educational and special medical needs of the […]

DOL: TRUCK DRIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE PAID FOR OFF-DUTY TIME IN SLEEPER BERTH

The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division issued new guidance on July 22, 2019 addressing whether employers have to pay truck drivers for time spent sleeping in a truck’s sleeper berth.  The new guidance modifies previous guidance. Pursuant to FLSA regulations, an employee’s sleeping time is compensable if the employer allows the employee […]

THE EEOC REPORTING PORTAL IS OPEN FOR FILING EEO-1 PAY DATA

The EEOC portal opened July 15th for uploading data for EEO-1 Pay Data.  The deadline to produce the data is September 30, 2019 for employers, including federal contractors, with more than 100 employees.  Covered employers are required to submit Component 2 data regarding hours worked and W‑2 Box 1 income across 12 pay bands for […]
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