Tag: Subminimum wage

New DOL Guidance: Payment of Subminimum Wages Under FLSA On February 15, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) release three documents providing guidance on the payment of subminimum wages under § 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The first two are related to the impact of Rehabilitation Act (§ 511) and the…

Smoking Prohibitions On July 17, 2018, Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed legislation (S.B. 63) revising all state laws prohibiting smoking in enclosed areas and workplaces. The law includes definitions, prohibitions, exemptions, employer duties, posting requirements, and increased penalties for noncompliance. The law is effective October 1, 2018. Read AK S.B. 63 Elimination of Subminimum Wage…

Seattle Eliminates Subminimum Wage for Workers with Disabilities On April 2, 2018, the Seattle City Council announced the elimination of the city’s subminimum wage for workers with disabilities, requiring that all Seattle workers earn at least the city’s minimum wage. The law became effective April 2, 2018. Read the announcement