Bennet Alsher

Bennet Alsher

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Department of Labor Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Implement Executive Order 13658

On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658 raising the minimum wage for the employees of some federal contractors and subcontractors to $10.10 per hour, effective January 1, 2015. On June 17, 2014,...more

7/2/2014

Eleventh Circuit Upholds Enforceability Of Class Action Waiver

Executive Summary: The Eleventh Circuit recently held that an arbitration agreement that waives an employee's ability to bring a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is enforceable under the Federal...more

3/26/2014 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Class Action Class Action Arbitration Waivers Federal Arbitration Act FLSA

President Obama Signs Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage For Service And Construction Contracts

Executive Summary: On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order raising the minimum wage for employees who work on procurement contracts for services or construction to $10.10 per hour....more

2/17/2014 - Executive Orders Federal Contractors Minimum Wage

President Obama Plans To Sign Executive Order Raising Minimum Wage For Some Federal Contract Workers

Executive Summary: President Obama announced in his State of the Union address on January 28 that he plans to sign an Executive Order requiring that workers on new federal contracts be paid at least $10.10 per hour, well...more

2/4/2014 - Employee Rights Executive Orders Federal Contractors Minimum Wage Wages

Legal Alert: OFCCP Removes CSAL Notice From Website

After briefly posting notices of the Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL) on its website on July 18, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has now removed the posting....more

7/23/2013 - OFCCP Scheduling Letters Written Notice

OFCCP Posted Notices Of CSAL

OFCCP started posting notices of the Corporate Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSAL) on its website. ...more

7/19/2013 - CSALs OFCCP

Legal Alert: EEOC Will Be Sending New EEO-1 Passwords

In preparation for the 2013 EEO-1 survey, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that all passwords have been reset for security and confidentiality purposes. ...more

7/3/2013 - EEO-1 EEOC Passwords

Healthcare Industry Legal Alert: Federal Judge Finds That OFCCP Has Jurisdiction Over Three Hospitals

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") has jurisdiction over three hospitals that provided medical services to federal employees who were members of an HMO, according to Judge Paul L. Friedman of the...more

4/5/2013 - Employer Group Health Plans Federal Employees Healthcare HMOs OFCCP Subcontractors

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