E-Verify AND E-Verify Services Shut down

E-Verify—the federal electronic employment eligibility verification service will not be available during the partial shutdown of the U.S. government that began Dec. 22, 2018. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which oversees the program, announced that the...

Paid Time Off to Vote

While no federal law provides employees leave to vote, many states have enacted voter-leave laws. Some states guarantee paid time off, others do not. The time guaranteed for employees to vote varies state-by-state as well. Some employers, depending on the state, may...

Department of Labor Releases Opinion Letters

Opinion letters serve as a means by which the public can develop a clearer understanding of what FLSA and FMLA compliance entails. Opinion letters may be signed by the Wage and Hour Division Administrator or a lower level official. On August 28, 2018 The Department of...