Payroll Payola for Employees - Is Your Business at Risk for Wage and Hour Lawsuits?

in Employment, Publications

In the United States, the number of wage and hour lawsuits filed in federal courts has increased every year since 2011, according to the Washington ­based Federal Judicial Center, an education and research agency for federal courts. During the yearlong period ending March 31, 2014, approximately 8,126 lawsuits were filed seeking relief under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The prior year, the number was 7,764. This upward trend since 2011 shows no signs of slowing down. These figures do not even include wage and hour cases filed in state courts under state laws. . . 2014 – Payroll Payola for Employees – August