Monthly Archives: February 2022

AgeD

Your Guide To The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA)

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

Age discrimination in the workplace can take a wide range of different forms. One of the most underappreciated forms of age discrimination is the intentional targeting of older, more senior employees in layoffs and staff reductions. A federal law called the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) helps to provide important legal protections in… Read More »

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TipsMoney

DOL Releases Final Rule For Tipped Workers—Officially Withdraws 2020 Regulation

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

On October 28th, 2021, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule regarding the amount of time that tipped workers can spend in non-tipped activities. By doing so, the DOL officially withdrew a tipped worker final rule that was issued in the waning days of the Trump Administration. The new regulations… Read More »

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RoofingWorker

DOL Secures More Than $46,000 In Back Pay For Florida Roofing Workers

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

On November 8th, 2021, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department or Labor (DOL) found that a North Florida roofing contractor must pay $46,302 in back pay to 29 employees who were improperly denied their full and fair wages for required pre-shift and post-shift work. Additionally, the employer was also cited for… Read More »

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Florida Employer Will Pay $82,5000 To Resolve Sexual Harassment, Retaliation Lawsuit

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

On November 17th, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has reached a settlement of a sexual harassment/workplace retaliation employment lawsuit with an Orlando-based company. The company will pay $82,500 to resolve a same-sex sexual harassment claim. Here, you will find an overview of the settlement reached by the EEOC and… Read More »

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