DWT Employment

The Fair Labor Standards Act and New York’s Minimum Wage Orders require employers to pay non-exempt employees overtime for all hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek.
Effective January 1, 2019, Oregon’s Equal Pay Law (EPL) expands equal pay protections of ORS 652.220 beyond gender, and makes it an unlawful employment practice (1) to discriminate on the basis of a protected class in compensation; (2) to pay different compensation to any employee of a protected class for “work of comparable character” to others; (3) to screen job applicants based on current or past compensation; or (4) to determine compensation for a position based on current or past compensation of a prospective employee.
On October 11, 2018, OSHA issued interpretive guidance designed to "clarify" controversial language in the Preamble to the anti-retaliation provisions in the recordkeeping and reporting amendments adopted by the Obama OSHA Administrator in 2016.
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