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Despite gains, women’s pay still lags

Despite gains, women’s pay still lags

Women’s median income in the United States is less than that of men, and Google is facing legal action because of it. The U.S. Department of Labor has an ongoing investigation into alleged systemic compensation disparities by the tech company for paying female employees less than equally qualified male employees performing the same jobs. But […]

New overtime exemption rules

New overtime exemption rules

It’s been two years in the making, and on Wednesday President Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez announced the finalization of the Department of Labor’s rule updating overtime regulations.  The new rule will potentially affect 4.2 million white-collar workers. Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez said at the rollout of the update, “It stands for […]