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Proposed Amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

On July 11, 2019, Rep. Rosa DeLauro introduced a bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947 to prevent wage theft and assist in the recovery of stolen wages. H.R. 3712 amends the FLSA to require employers to: (1) disclose to employees their terms of employment, (2) provide employees [..]

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COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are encouraging and permitting employees to work remotely. All work performed away from the worksite, including working from home, is treated the same as work performed at the primary worksite under the FLSA. All employers are required to compensate employees for all hours of remote or telework. However, employers [..]

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