Thursday, March 11, 2010

NY Dept. of Labor to Promote Fair Labor Standards in Health Care Industry

The New York Department of Labor has announced that it will focus on the promotion of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in healthcare professions, after 65% of healthcare employers investigated last year were found to be in non-compliance with the act.

The following article by Epstein Becker & Green provides an example of the laws, which concern pay guidelines such as overtime pay and mealtime compensation.

Employers are encouraged to perform audits to ensure that employees are being compensated under the correct wage classifications. Your HR department can help you determine the guidelines that apply to your job.

To read the full article, click here:

Source: Epstein Becker & Green

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