David Tracey

Weren’t More White Collar Workers Supposed to Be Eligible for Overtime Pay?

You may remember that about a year a half ago, the Department of Labor, under President Obama, issued a rule that was going change what’s called the “salary level” for “white collar” workers. The salary level is part of the federal overtime rules. Those rules basically say: if you’re a white collar worker and you make less than the salary level you…

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New Laws Prohibit Employers from Asking Job Applicants about Their Salary Histories

In the past year, lawmakers in Puerto Rico, Massachusetts, New York City, and Philadelphia have passed “salary history laws.” These new laws make it illegal for employers to ask job applicants about their current salaries or the salaries they earned at previous jobs. To put it simply, these laws take your salary history off the table. Employers shouldn’t ask about…

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