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Tammy Tyler

Tammy Tyler is an employment law compliance manager at Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of integrated solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services.

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DOL Adopts New Seven-Factor Test for Internships under the Fair Labor Standards Act

If you have interns, read on to learn more about a new test the DOL has adopted. It may require you to review your existing internship program. Get more details about this recent development.

Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act Effective March 2019

Michigan passed the Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act, and all covered employers will be required in March 2019 by statewide mandate to provide paid medical leave to eligible employees for covered absences.

NLRB Overturns Obama-era Definition of "Joint Employer"

A recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board to overturn its 2015 Browning-Ferris Industries decision could be good news for franchisors, staffing agencies, and those hiring subcontractors. Learn more details about the decision and the return to the direct test for joint employment.

U.S. DOL's Final Rule on Overtime Regulations Impacts 1.3 Million American Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division announces its Final Overtime Rule that revises salary thresholds for the executive, administrative and professional exemptions from the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage and overtime requirements.

New York State Expands Worker Protections in Anti-Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Laws

New York state Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law three bills in March of 2022 that expand worker protections against harassment and discrimination as part of her Equity Agenda.

Delaware Passes Sexual Harassment Prevention Law, Requires Interactive Training

Delaware's sexual harassment prevention law requires businesses with four or more employees to address sexual harassment prevention through notification, while businesses with 50 or more employers have notification and interactive training requirements. The law also expands the definition of employee and the types of workers covered.

New York City and State Sexual Harassment Laws and What They Mean for Your Business

Sexual harassment can occur in any industry, in any business. In this webinar, we’ll help you understand the updated sexual harassment regulations and your responsibilities to your employees.

NYC Human Rights Law Adds “Cooperative Dialogue” Amendment

The NYC Human Rights Law requires, effective Oct. 15. 2018, covered entities engage in cooperative dialogue with individuals who have a disability and may require an accommodation.

Rhode Island Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law Goes into Effect July 1, 2018

Covered Rhode Island employers will soon be required to provide paid sick and safe leave to eligible employees. Before the July 1 effective date, learn important details including how employees accrue time, carryover options, and more.

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act Signed into Law in May 2018

Starting Oct. 29, 2018 New Jersey employers of all sizes were required to provide their eligible employees with up to forty hours of paid sick leave per year. Here are some important details of this law.

Paid Sick Leave Law Goes into Effect in Maryland

Maryland's Healthy Working Families Act took effect Feb. 11, 2018, requiring covered employers with 15 or more employees to offer eligible employees at least one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. Here are some details about this recently enacted law.

U.S. DOL Seeking to Rescind Portions of Obama-Era Tip Regulations

Proposed changes regarding tip pools could impact restaurants and other businesses with employees who rely on customer gratuities. Learn the details about this proposal.

School-Activity Leave Laws Help Working Parents Be There for Kids

With schools back in session, you may need to study up on whether you're required to offer your employees unpaid school-activity leave. Read on to learn the details of these state- and local jurisdiction-specific laws.

Updates Announced to New York State’s Paid Family Leave Program for 2019

The state of New York announced the most recent updates to the NYS paid family leave (PFL), which provides job-protected leave to eligible full-time and part-time employees for certain qualifying reasons.

Chicago and Cook County Paid Sick Leave Ordinances Soon in Effect

Separate paid sick leave ordinances in Chicago and Cook County become effective July 1, 2017. Go more in-depth with details of each ordinance.

Arizona Paid Sick Leave Law Now in Force

Proposition 206, The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, was approved by voters in Arizona last November, setting higher minimum wage rates and mandating that eligible employees working for covered employers receive up to 40 hours of paid sick leave annually.

NYC Earned Safe and Sick Time Act Amended to Align with State’s Paid Sick Leave Law

New York City amends the Earned Safe and Sick Time Act to align with the state's sick leave law, plus added several other obligations of businesses. Among the changes are accrual and waiting period, eligibility of domestic workers, and posting requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions about the EEOC and the EEO-1 Report

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal laws against employment discrimination. Find the answers to common questions about the EEOC and the revised EEO-1 report.

A Federal Court Temporarily Blocks the Final Overtime Rule: What Now?

On November 22, just as many U.S. businesses were preparing to make, or had made, staffing and salary adjustments to meet the new Federal Overtime Rule, it all came to an abrupt halt. Now what should business owners do?

New Labor Secretary Acosta Expected to Act on Stalled Final Overtime Rule

The Senate has confirmed Alexander Acosta for Secretary of Labor. What does this mean for the Final Overtime Rule? Here's what we know.