Monthly Archives: February 2022

Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave

The Massachusetts COVID-19 Temporary Emergency Paid Sick Leave Program requires employers to make leave time available to employees for certain reasons related to COVID-19. This program is effective from May 28, 2021 to April 1, 2022, or when funding runs out, whichever is first.The Emergency Pay is implemented as a reimbursement program, meaning it does not [...]

February 26th, 2022|compensation, Covid-19|

Reasons employees may need to fill out a new Form W-4

Employees may need to give you an updated Form W-4 if they have any of these changes: filing status on a tax returnnumber of jobs worked during the yeardeductions or credits

February 24th, 2022|2022 Tax Changes, W-4s|

Teen worked hours that weren’t allowed by law

A 14-year-old youth was allowed to operate power machinery while helping with repairs. The youth also worked while school was in session. In addition, employees of all ages didn’t receive the proper overtime pay. For these violations of the child labor and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, AutoWorld of Conway SC had [...]

February 17th, 2022|Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Overtime|

Delivery drivers owed mileage reimbursement

Sandwich shop franchises (Clemson Subs LLC and Anderson Subs LLC in Anderson, SC) was found to have broken the minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to reimburse employees for mileage. Employees who delivered food weren’t reimbursed for their mileage expenses, which caused their pay to fall below the federal minimum [...]

February 8th, 2022|compensation, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), reimbursement|