Archive for May, 2011

ADA Final Regs In Effect

Today is the day the final regulations governing the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (ADAA), became effective. Much has been written heralding these new regulations which provide definition to the Act’s amendments, which were effective over two years ago. The media, including blogs, have largely focused on how the new regulations didn’t really change […]


Risks of Overtime Multiply

I was just checking with the Department of Labor‘s local investigator regarding a wage classification issue. He informed me that the “word” has come down from HQ that the investigators are to now start calculating the penalty on wage claims at a 1.5 premium instead of the .5 premium when additional pay such as bonuses […]