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Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey, Third Edition With 2018 Cumulative Supplement

This treatise covers wage and hour and mandatory leave laws in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, allowing practitioners to quickly find the information they need and compare laws in different states. Topics covered include minimum wage and overtime; timing, place and manner of payment to employees; prohibitions on hours worked and mandatory leave; and much more.


Description

Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey, Third Edition provides a thorough and complete analysis of the individual wage and hour laws, wage payment laws, and common law wage actions that are used throughout the nation. Its state-by-state analysis includes coverage of:  

  • Minimum wage and overtime laws
  • Timing, place, and manner of payments to employees
  • Mandatory payments in addition to overtime, such as shift differentials and reimbursement for tools and uniforms
  • Prohibitions on hours worked and mandatory leave, such as the requirement to provide paid sick leave
  • Child labor
  • Recordkeeping/posting requirements
  • Occupations with special rules, such as those in public safety
  • Common law theories to recover unpaid wages, defenses, and remedies
  • Enforcement and remedies of workers’ statutory protections, including injunctions, and private and state enforcement actions
  • Special litigation issues, such as the availability of Rule 23 class actions, double or treble damages, and attorneys’ fees and costs.

In addition, the Third Edition updates the two-volume set with the timely addition of new sections on fluctuating workweeks, gap time pay, the treatment of mandatory service charges in the payment of tipped employees, Portal-to-Portal acts, mandatory paid sick leave laws, and the varying state laws defining joint employment and independent contractors.


SUPPLEMENT INFORMATION

The 2018 Cumulative Supplement brings coverage current through December 2017, with highlights including:

  • A new section for each of the 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia covering their Equal Pay Acts and the substantive claims, remedies, and provisions protecting against retaliation against such claims

  • Coverage of new cases under D.C.’s new class action wage provisions discussing overtime, minimum wage, and liquidated damages for 3 times the backpay recovered

  • Private Attorney General Actions under California law that are being used to avoid mandatory arbitration agreements

  • Class actions in Pennsylvania where the portal provisions are not applied to preliminary activities


SUMMARY OF CONTENTS

 

Each State Chapter Addresses:

 

  • Overview of State Law and Regulation

  • Operations and Functions of State Administrative Agency

  • Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws

  • Timing, Place, and Manner of Payments

  • Payments and Leave in Addition to Minimum Wage and Overtime

  • Prohibitions on Hours Worked

  • Occupations With Special Rules

  • Child Labor

  • Recordkeeping, Posting, and Notice Requirements

  • Enforcement and Remedies

  • Common Law Causes of Action

  • Retaliation

  • Special Litigation Issues

 

 

Authors

Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.

Gregory K. McGillivary is a partner in Woodley & McGillivary, Washington DC, where he practices in the areas of fair labor standards law, employment discrimination law, and public sector labor relations law.

 

Contents

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