House Bill Would Alter FLSA

House Appropriations Chairwoman and Connecticut Representative Rosa DeLauro, along with 45 democratic co-sponsors, has again filed the Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act of 2022. In general terms, the bill would upset some long-standing legal doctrines surrounding the Labor Management Relations Act, and increase both the risk and severity of FLSA collective actions. In…

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States, Cities Adding Paid Leave

Federal mandates that employers provide paid sick leave and extended family and medical leave during the coronavirus pandemic (FFCRA) is proving insufficient to some states and municipalities around the country. The state of Maine will become the first in the nation to mandate leave that can be used for any reason or no reason when…

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