Department of Labor Penalty Increases

In November of 2015, Congress passed the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act, requiring federal agencies to increase their civil penalties to account for inflation. Many agencies had not done so in more than a decade. This initial … Continued

Connecticut Authorizes Use of Paycards

In June, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy signed Senate Bill 211 into law. This law allows employers to use paycards to pay wages to Connecticut employees as long as certain conditions are met. Previously, the Connecticut Department of Labor’s position was … Continued