April 2021 E-Update

Click here to view entire E-Update as a PDF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS The DOL’s “Essential Worker, Essential Protection” Initiative Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has issued guidance for employers and employees navigating new and unexpected workplace challenges. The “Essential Worker, Essential Protection” […]

Read More

Virginia Expands Overtime Wage Protections

Under both federal and state law, non-exempt employees must be paid an overtime premium at 1½ times their regular rate for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. Effective July 1, 2021, however, Virginia employers will be subject to additional overtime wage obligations beyond those required by the federal […]

Read More

OFCCP Updates Hiring Benchmark for Protected Veterans

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs released its annual update of the hiring benchmark for protected veterans to 5.6%, based on recently-released data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Under revised Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act regulations issued in 2014, covered government (sub)contractors must set a veterans’ hiring […]

Read More
page 1 of 2