Author Archives: Pat Murphy

DOL proposes new tip rule

The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a rule that would allow employers that do not take a “tip credit” to establish a pool to be shared between workers who receive tips and are paid the full minimum wage and ...

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Judge enjoins recidivist do-not-call violators

A federal judge in Boston has issued orders banning a Rhode Island home security installation company and its founder from telemarketing in partial resolution of a Federal Trade Commission complaint alleging the defendants directly and through their agents called more ...

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EEOC commences collection of new payroll data

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has begun the collection of payroll data broken down according to the sex, race and ethnicity of employees following the Trump administration’s loss of a legal challenge to reporting requirements adopted under President Obama. ...

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