In follow-up to our recent blog post concerning the House of Representative’s passage of H.R. 6201, late yesterday the Senate passed a modified version of the legislation by a vote of 90 to 8, and President Trump then quickly signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) into law.

The final version of the FFCRA

The federal government is actively working to adopt the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) into law in an effort to help combat the current COVID-19 health pandemic sweeping our nation.  While the final text and application of the anticipated legislation remains subject to debate and revisions, the current version of the FFCRA (which was

In recent months, New Jersey’s Department of Labor has ramped up its efforts to crack down on employers misclassifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees.  While employees in certain situations request being engaged as an independent contractor for a variety of personal or unique circumstances, the State of New Jersey is concerned that such

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) proposed an increase to the salary threshold required for executive, administrative and professional workers to qualify for overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  Currently, the minimum annual salary figure required to qualify for such “white collar” exemptions is $23,660; that number is now expected

The controversial New York City Fair Workweek laws are scheduled to go into effect on November 26, 2017 at the conclusion of Thanksgiving weekend.  We previously blogged about the new laws shortly after their enactment earlier this year (post available here).  The legislation package, consisting of 5 bills, will directly impact New York