Employers’ right to keep employee tips
A recent decision by the federal appeals court that covers Oklahoma ruled that employers are not required to share customer
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401(k) Compliance and Enforcement Update
Brandon P. Long Judy Burdg Melissa J. Cottle Within the past year, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department
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DOL back at it: FLSA ‘white collar’ exemption salary threshold likely to increase
Last year was a busy year for employers. Many conducted internal audits and went through intense planning to comply with
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I-9s and Immigration Enforcement
The Trump administration’s efforts to aggressively enforce the nation’s immigration laws now include increased investigations and audits to identify undocumented
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Medical exam results and tasks actually performed
When addressing the issues of a person’s ability to perform a job or the potential need for accommodation, don’t forget
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DOL brings back an old favorite, seeks input on overtime changes
Opinion letters – they’re back! For more than 70 years, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department
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Best practices for employers under the EEOC’s new strategic enforcement plan
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced its “Strategic Enforcement Plan” for years 2017 to 2021. The 2017 plan replaces
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Department of Labor withdraws joint employer guidance
A joint employer relationship can arise in circumstances where an individual performs work for two entities that share control over
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Court finds ethical considerations, not same-sex relationship, determined demotion decision
The issue of pretext recently played out in a sex discrimination case in which the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
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Best practices for Oklahoma employers when inquiring about criminal histories
You’ve probably at least heard of the so-called “Ban the Box” movement, a campaign aimed at convincing employers to remove
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