TGI Fridays has settled for more than $19 million over alleged wage theft. Trial lawyers focused on labor issues have been watching the results closely and employers should expect further scrutiny. Plus, lawmakers in the District of Columbia are backing off of aggressive policy initiatives involving labor standards. The Align crew explains what this means for businesses who have been appealing to the city for relief and discusses the latest legislative updates from around the country.
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