In Wage Disputes, Compliance is the Best Defense
Employers face an epidemic of wage-and-hour class actions and government investigations as law firm and the Department of Labor target the health-care industry.
Health-care providers are facing multi-million-dollar penalties and judgments for a range of payroll violations. Many legal and human resource professionals in the industry identify wage-and-hour actions as the primary area of employment-related risk.
This article first appeared in the Puget Sound Business Journal.