About 3 months ago

04/29/2021 - Biden’s Economic Plan Would Redistribute Trillions And Expand Government

– The Wall Street Journal
President seeks a muscular role for the federal government in the economy, helping the middle and working class at the expense of businesses and the wealthy.
– The New York Times
The city seeks $150 million in relief for employees, accusing the fast-food giant of “complete disregard” of a law governing workweeks. The new complaint, filed by the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection at the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, said that Chipotle had made some attempt to comply with the law since 2019, but that violations were continuing.
– Society for Human Resource Management
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance delaying the effective date of three portions of a 2020 final rule on tip sharing, until Dec. 31. The delayed portions are related to the assessment of civil money penalties against employers for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the application of the FLSA tip credit to tipped employees who perform tipped and nontipped duties.
– The Wall Street Journal
The company said Wednesday that more than 500,000 of its employees would see pay increases of between 50 cents and $3/hr. Amazon, which offers a starting wage of $15/hr and employs roughly 950,000 people in the U.S., said the raises represented an investment of more than $1 billion.