'COMP TIME' FOR FOODSERVICE? Congress considers wage reforms, flexibility
- ...should man have to take risky job? // Labor Law Journal;Jan75, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p68
The article focuses on labor laws related to back pay liability in the United States. A company tolled its back pay liability by obeying a court order and offering six discharged men reinstatement. Only an unconditional offer should be allowed to toll back pay liability. In this case, in...
- Beware retaliation after workers' comp claim. // HR Specialist: Minnesota Employment Law;Sep2014, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p1
The article discusses the U.S. court case Doering v. Wal-Mart which deals with an employee at a Walmart store who was fired for allegedly violating a safety rule and was filed a lawsuit alleging retaliation for engaging in protected activity under employees' compensation laws.
- Should the House approve H.R. 1, the Working Families Flexibility Act? Pryce, Deborah; Moakley, Joe; Roukema, Marge; Bonier, David E.; Dooley, Calvin; Visclosky, Peter J.; Stenholm, Charles W.; Andrews, Robert E.; Weldon, Curt; Norton, Eleanor Holmes; Gephardt, Richard A.; Cunningham, Randy; Kolbe, Jim; Stokes, Louis // Congressional Digest;May97, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p144
Asserts that the United States House of Congress should approve H.R. 1, the Working Family Flexibility Act. Debates from Representatives Deborah Pryce; Marge Roukema; Calvin Dooley; Charles W. Stenholm; Curt Weldon; Randy Cunningham; Jim Kolbe; H.R. 1 as an option in balancing busy work and...
- House moving jobs bill this year. Allen, Jared // Hill;12/9/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 145, p18
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. House of Representatives to push a jobs bill anchored by at least 75 billion U.S. dollars in spending on various infrastructure projects in 2009.
- House passes striker-replacement. // Human Events;7/3/93, Vol. 53 Issue 27, p19
Reports on the passing of the Cesar Chavez Workplace Fairness Act (HR 5) or the striker-replacement bill by the House. Prohibiting companies from permanently replacing striking workers; Expected opposition in the Senate by Minority leader Bob Dole; Interpretation of the 1935 National Labor...
- Spike in class-action suits leaves employers vulnerable. KOSTER, KATHLEEN // Employee Benefit News;4/1/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p1
The article focuses on the effects of the legislative expansion caused by the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in the face of the troubled economy. It is stated that more filing of age discrimination and worker adjustment lawsuits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act is...
- Wages...Hours. // Labor Law Journal;Jan52, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p56
The U.S. Salary Stabilization Board recently rewrote several of its salary stabilization standards and grouped then into a new General Salary Stabilization Regulation. The general provisions in the new regulation states that the term "employees" means all persons who are employed in bona fide...
- 7 new proposals to keep an eye on. // Crain's Chicago Business;7/13/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 27, p16
The article presents the summary of several proposed legislations related to employment in the U.S. including Paycheck Fairness Act, Re-Empowerment of Skilled and Professional Employees and Construction Tradeworkers Act, and Forewarn Act amends the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
- Overtime Overview. // Hardwood Floors Magazine;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p25
The article focuses on the federal and state laws in the U.S. which cover the legal basis regarding overtime payments for employees. It discusses the standard number of hours and days which is entitled for overtime use by a worker. The author stresses the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) which...