Welcome to the Trüpp Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law.
DOL relaxes restrictions on minimum wage payments to tipped employees
Based on the challenges employers have faced implementing the 80/20 Rule (rule limiting employer ability to take tip credit for an employee’s “related duties”), new guidance limits the time restrictions that a tipped worker can spend engaging in non-tip work.
USCIS proposes changes to H-1B visa lottery
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has a new proposal that would require employers to register online to be selected at random before submitting visa petitions. The changes would also award visas to those with more advanced degrees earned in the U.S.
New Oregon and Washington laws effective January 1, 2019
The Oregon pay equity and Washington paid family and medical leave laws are coming into effect on January 1, 2019. Trüpp is offering free webinars to assist employers in their efforts to comply with the new changes.