Wage and Hour

Division I Athletes Can Proceed with Wage Claim

The United States Supreme Court recently reshaped the relationship between universities and the athletes who play college sports in National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Alston et al. In the Alston case, the Court upheld a trial court injunction against NCAA rules that limit the education-related benefits schools may offer student athletes. Notably, the Court did not …

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Federal Minimum Wage Has Not Increased in Record Amount of Time

Minimum wage just broke another record today. It will break another tomorrow. Did you know that the federal minimum wage has not been increased in over 12 years? Every day without an increase sets another record for the longest period of time without an increase in the federal minimum wage since the first minimum wage …

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Pennsylvania Abandons Plan to Increase Minimum Salary Requirements Above Federal Levels

In 2020, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor passed regulations that were set to increase the minimum salary levels for exempt positions, beginning in October 2021. Ultimately, the increases were set to advance the minimum salary levels from the current $684 per week, to $780 per week and then up to $875 per week in 2022. …

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Pennsylvania Exempt Employee Minimum Salary Requirements to Increase Above Federal Level

Are you ready? In just over six months, Pennsylvania’s minimum salary requirements for exempt employees are set to increase above the federal minimum standard for the first time. Ever since Pennsylvania’s Minimum Wage Act was passed in 1968, it has mirrored the minimum wage levels and salary exemption minimums set forth in the Fair Labor …

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