Labor Department Issues New Opinion Letters

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued three new Opinion Letters last week. The first Opinion Letter, FLSA2019-1, addresses minimum wage and overtime for residential janitors. In...

2019 Utah Legislative Session Highlights

The 2019 Utah Legislative Session ended on March 14, 2019. Although the session was dominated by discussions about tax modernization in Utah (which ultimately failed...

Report: Workplace Safety Losing Ground

The National Employment Law Project (NELP), a think-tank and lobbying group, released findings last week suggesting that workplace fatality investigations reached decade-high levels during the...

Paid Family and Medical Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a federal law that provides unpaid, job-protected leave for eligible employees working for covered employers. FMLA...

FAMLI Bill Hearing Set for Wednesday

Colorado’s FAMLI (family and medical leave insurance) bill, SB19-188, is scheduled for hearing on March 13 at the State Capitol. The bill would create the family...

Why Do Employees Leave?

You can look at virtually any labor statistic you like these days, but most of them bear out one important point: unemployment is the lowest...