The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor has a big budget and is using it to make sure companies are properly following the laws.
Please read the article and take to heart the contents. Just because you have had a policy in place for several years, doesn’t make it lawful considering the many changes and court cases that have occurred during the last few years. If you have any questions whatsoever, please contact our office for guidance. Better to be safe than sorry—the penalties are steep.