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California News Media Proves Gender Pay Gap Is Real, Throw Support Behind New Wage Equity Law WSJ Calls "Foolish"

A Wall Street Journal op-ed falsely claimed that there is no gender-based pay-inequality in the United States and therefore no need for California's Fair Pay Act, which Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign this month. However, California...Show More Summary

57 Law Professors Submit Comment to DOL on Overtime Rule

57 law professors, including some of the nation’s foremost experts on the Fair Labor Standards Act, submitted comments to the Department of Labor on its rulemaking concerning exemptions from the minimum wage and overtime pay requirement of the FLSA. 

Four things workers should know about the California Fair Pay Act

The California Legislature recently passed what could be the strongest equal pay law in the nation. The bill, called the "Fair Pay Act," is now headed to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. One of Brown's aides, Nancy McFadden, tweeted last week that the governor "will sign CA Fair Pay Act when it reaches...

State's Fair Pay Act may be nation's most aggressive on gender wage gap

California's new Fair Pay Act, which awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, may be the nation's most aggressive attempt yet to close the salary gap between men and women.

Hard Rock Band L.A. Guns Supports 'Fair Play Fair Pay' Act

L.A. Guns, an influential hard rock/glam metal band, best known for hits like "The Ballad of Jayne" and "It's Over Now," has issued a statement in support of the Fair Play Fair Pay Act of 2015 and are headlining a gig in Los Angeles today in support of the legislation. Show More Summary

How Many Salaried Workers in Your State Would Gain Overtime Protections under the New Proposed Threshold?

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers are required to pay covered workers 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for each hour of work per week beyond 40 hours.

A Hard Day's Work Deserves a Fair Day's Pay

It's been a good few days for America. On Thursday, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the Affordable Care Act. It is here to stay. And, Democrats and Republicans in Congress paved the way for the United States to rewrite the rules of global trade to benefit American workers and American businesses. Show More Summary

By the Numbers: #RaiseTheWage

Since 2013, President Obama has been calling on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the minimum hourly wage an employer must pay an employee for work is currently $7.25. While Congress hasShow More Summary

Your Overtime Pay Costs Are About to Jump: 5 Things to Do

A change in the Fair Labor Standards Act is about to turn your payroll, and planning, world upside down.

Can You Dock An Employee’s Salary Pay If They Don’T Work 40 Hours?

According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, you can’t dock the pay of salaried employees if they work less than 40 hours per week. A few exceptions do exist, namely for sick leave or similar reasons for absences over the course of an entire week. Show More Summary

Is Doc Review the Practice of Law? 2nd Cir. Will Decide

The Second Circuit heard arguments last Friday on whether contract lawyers are entitled to overtime pay. "Legal practice" is exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime rules. However, one lawyer argued that his document review job was so rote and tedious it does not amount to the practice......

What Do Musicians Get Paid For Radio Play? This Chart Show How Messed Up The Current System Is

At a recent House Judiciary Committee hearing with the Register of Copyrights, "Fair Play Fair Pay Act" cosponsor Ted Deutch and the MusicFirst Coalition unveiled an infographic that shows how chaotic and arbitrary the current system has become. _______________________ Do I Get Fair Pay When My Music Gets Played On...

3 Common Legal Issues When Paying Employees by Commission

Companies that use commissions as a significant part of employees' pay may be able to take advantage of the Fair Labor Standards Act's commission-based employees exemption. Under this exemption, employers aren't required to pay overtime to certain commission-based workers. That can mean big savings. Of course, an in-house lawyer knows......

Fair pay for tipped workers is good for employees, businesses

We are thrilled that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his acting Labor Commissioner Mario J. Musolino have thrown a lifeline to more than 400,000 tipped workers living in poverty in New York by increasing New... To view the full story, click the title link.

Why I'm Proud to Make 78 Cents on a Man's Dollar

Post by Jenny Erikson. Ah, the wage gap. It seems inescapable these days, with everyone from Patricia Arquette demanding fair pay for women during her Oscar acceptance speech to California lawmakers steamrolling a Fair Pay Act through the state congress this week. Show More Summary

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Apple's Streaming Music Launch Plans: $9.99, $14.99 Tiers, Lots Of Exclusives Mumford & Sons Refuse To Join TIDAL's "Tribalist Commercial Bullshit" Believe Digital Acquires TuneCore Fair Play, Fair Pay Act Of 2015 Introduced To Congress Vinyl Albums Show A 37% Sales Increase In 2015 Prior To Record Store Day Despite...

The Fair Play Fair Pay Act of 2015: U.S. Legislators Propose Overhaul Of Musicians’ Online Royalty Payments

6 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“A group of congressional lawmakers introduced legislation on Monday to overhaul the way that licensing payment rates are set for digital streaming and satellite play, as well as to pay performers when their songs are broadcast over the airwaves.”

Leveling The Playing Field With The Fair Play Fair Pay Act

Fair play, fair pay. It’s a simple concept. And we’re finally seeing it applied in a comprehensive bill legislating pay parity for music creators. Guest Post by Daryl Friedman of The Recording Academy from Monday representatives of The Recording Academy are standing by in New York City as Congressman...

3 Count: Radio Parity

Fair Play Fair Pay act proposed to equalize music royalties, HarperCollins and Amazon reach a deal and Periscope talks piracy.

Fair Play, Fair Pay Act Of 2015 Introduced To Congress

Yesterday, House Democrats Jerrold Nadler, John Conyers Jr. and Ted Deutch and Republican House member Marsha Blackburn introduced the "Fair Play, Fair Pay Act of 2015" to members of Congress seeking to make sure music creators receive fair pay for their work. During a press conference in New York on...

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