Assessing the completeness and performance of the company’s open enrollment process is a critical yet frequently overlooked action in many businesses. Open enrollment itself is not typically looked upon by most as a positive opportunity, but rather is something that employers are reluctant to start and can’t wait to finish. While devoting additional time before and after the process to reflect on its merits and misses may seem like adding insult to injury, the payoff of assessment can be significant for your business.
As we draw closer to the December 1, 2016 effective date for the updated FLSA final rule and the overtime provisions it contains, we continue our look at a variety of other FLSA-related issues affecting employers. Today we take a look at interns and the FLSA.
Colorado Amendment 70 – also known as the Colorado $12 Minimum Wage Amendment – will be on the November 8th ballot.
Currently, the Colorado minimum hourly wage is $8.31 while the federal minimum wage is $7.25. In 2006, Colorado voters approved Initiative 42 (also known as the Colorado Minimum Wage Increase Initiative) which increased the State’s minimum hourly wage, and provided for annual adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index.
Arizona Proposition 206 – also known as the Minimum Wage and Paid Time Off Initiative – will be on the November 8th ballot.
Currently, the Arizona minimum wage is $8.05 while the federal minimum wage is $7.25. In 2006, Arizona voters approved Proposition 202 (also known as the Arizona Minimum Wage Act), which provides for annual adjustments based on the cost-of-living.