Tag Archives: Fair Labor Standards Act

2018 Minimum Wage Increases: Impacted States and Details

Beginning on 12/31/17, minimum wage increases will affect many states across the country. As a reminder, the current federal minimum wage is $7.25/hour under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) while the minimum wage for federal contractors in 2018 is $10.35 per hour. Important Note: Employers are subjected to paying a higher rate if state and local …

Who Benefits from the New Overtime Rule?

The following is taken from the Official US DOL Blog dated 5/18/16 Today, the Department of Labor issued a new rule that updates the regulations determining which white-collar, salaried employees are entitled to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime pay protections. The rule increases the salary threshold below which most white-collar, …

Maryland Minimum Wage: 2015 Increases

Effective January 1, 2015 the Maryland minimum wage increased to $8.00 per hour. On July 1, 2015, it will increase to $8.25 per hour; the second in a series of increases for employees. Employers in Maryland must display the current minimum wage posting in each year that the rate changes. The Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law sets forth the …
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