Tag: WHD


COVID-19 Benching: H-1Bs Can’t Sit This One Out

July 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to complicate how employers approach temporary layoffs and furloughs spawned by lost revenues and reduced demands for their services. As if navigating the employment-based immigration laws weren’t complicated enough, now employers must balance implementing cost-saving […]


New WHD Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 30, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Last week, we discussed the signing of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) into law, as well as the revisions it underwent as it went through the legislative process. On March 24 and 26, the U.S. Department of Labor’s […]

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How to Conduct an Internal Wage and Hour Audit

February 21, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Employers often ask when their company should do an internal wage and hour audit. The best answer is usually, “Yesterday.” Last year saw a record increase in the number of wage and hour claims filed against employers. In fact, the […]


A Ship With No Captain Means No Change in Course

October 29, 2018

Via: HR Hero

As of press time, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) still doesn’t have an administrator. Cheryl Stanton, who is currently the executive director of South Carolina’s Department of Employment and Workforce, was nominated for the […]