Federal Appeals Court Ruling May Require You to Revise Your Tip-Pooling Practices

Owning a restaurant or bar can be extremely profitable and fulfilling. On the other hand, it can also be tremendously stressful, as the ebb and flow of business and unpredictable customer rushes can make scheduling and maintaining appropriate staff levels very difficult. Employee compensation is also more complex, in many cases, as bartenders and waitstaff […]

Chicago Healthcare Employers May See Law Change

Currently, federal regulations do not require that home health aides get paid time-and-a-half for any hours over 40 worked in a week. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exempts home health aides and other types of domestic service employees from overtime pay, as well as federal minimum wage. This stipulation, however, may change in the […]