Carmon Harvey

Carmon Harvey


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[Webinar] The Trump Experience: How U.S. Law Will Change - April 11th, 12:30pm ET

Change is a given with every new presidential election. Under the Trump Administration, many questions have been raised that impact local and global organizations. Join LeClairRyan for an in-depth discussion on key regulatory...more

3/21/2017 - Affordable Care Act Climate Change Discrimination EPA Immigration Procedures NLRB Regulatory Agenda Tax Policy Trade Agreements Trade Policy Trump Administration Webinars

Breaking News: Federal Court Halts Implementation of FLSA Overtime Final Rule

The current overtime exemption rule under the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Section 213(a)(1), exempts from both minimum wage and overtime requirements “any employee employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or...more

11/28/2016 - DOL Exempt-Employees Final Rules FLSA Minimum Salary Non-Exempt Employees Over-Time Preliminary Injunctions Wage and Hour White-Collar Exemptions

Mixed Messages on LGBT Protections

NYC Guidelines Strengthen Transgender Protections in Employment; NC Law Eliminates Local LGBT Protections Altogether.  Confused, Anyone? I don’t envy employers these days. It ain’t easy staying on top of all of the...more

4/5/2016 - Discrimination EEOC Employer Liability Issues Gender Discrimination Gender Identity LGBT Sexual Orientation Discrimination

I Resolve . . . Not to Get Sued for Religious Discrimination and Harassment

As we close the books on 2015, fueled in no small part by the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, the immigration crisis in Europe, our own crazy election-cycle politics, etc., etc., there is a palpable anti-Muslim...more

1/6/2016 - EEOC Religious Discrimination Title VII

It Ain’t Over…Managing Weighty Workers Before they Manage You

Because this is exactly what you want to hear after you’ve gorged yourself on turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie over the last several days . . . Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control issued a report...more

12/2/2015 - ADA Disability Discrimination EEOC Weight Discrimination

“Like” It or Not, It’s Protected Activity Under the NLRA

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a million times: “It’s employment at will in this state. I can fire my employees for any reason or no reason at all.” Well, if that “any reason” or “no reason” has something to do with...more

10/28/2015 - Facebook Hiring & Firing NLRA NLRB Online Platforms Popular Protected Concerted Activity Social Media Social Networks Wage and Hour

Union or Not, the NLRB Has Employers (and Their Employee Handbooks) In Its Sights

Here’s something that often comes as a surprise to my clients with a non-union employee base: the NLRA (National Labor Relations Act) likely applies even without any union employees. Yep – you read that...more

5/21/2015 - Best Management Practices Employee Handbooks Employer Liability Issues Employment Policies NLRA NLRB Unions

Gimme a W!  Gimme an A!  Gimme a G!  Gimme an E!  What’s that Spell?!? . .

NFL cheerleaders are one of the more recent groups to Bring It On! in the form of wage and hour litigation for the alleged failure of their teams to pay them a minimum wage....more

5/8/2015 - Employee Definition Employer Liability Issues FLSA Minimum Wage NFL Spectator Sports Wage and Hour

Don’t Turn Unemployment Compensation Into Unemployment Complication

Unemployment comp.  Not the sexiest of topics.  But I get a lot of questions from employers on the issue, the appropriate resolution of which would spare me a lot of stress when a termination-related case lands on my desk.  ...more

4/7/2015 - Hiring & Firing Termination Unemployment Compensation System Unemployment Insurance

Pregnant Dancers are Sexy and They Know It

In considering a motion for summary judgment that may have been written just so I could write about it, in Berry v. The Great American Dream, Inc. (No. 13-CV-3297-TWT), the Northern District of Georgia decided – once and for...more

3/17/2015 - Discrimination Hiring & Firing Popular Pregnancy Pregnancy Discrimination Termination Wrongful Termination

To Grant Leave or Not to Grant Leave…That is the Question

Employers covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act often are surprised to find out that the onus is on them to provide eligible employees notice of FMLA rights in the event of a qualifying absence and to properly designate...more

3/6/2015 - Employer Mandates FMLA Notice Requirements

Calling all Office Romeos…to Sexual Harassment Training

In television courtroom drama style, all over the legal news this past week we’ve seen updates from the trial in Marchuk v. Faruqi & Faruqi (Case No. 1:13-cv-01669, S.D.N.Y), a case brought by a junior female associate...more

2/13/2015 - Employer Liability Issues Law Firm Associates Law Firm Partners Marchuk v Faruqi Sexual Harassment Training

Supreme Court: Some Corporations Can Opt Out of Obamacare’s Contraception Coverage Mandate

On June 30, 2014, the United States Supreme Court held 5-4 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. that closely held for-profit corporations cannot be forced to comply with the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act’s...more

7/11/2014 - Affordable Care Act Burwell v Hobby Lobby Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Healthcare Hobby Lobby Religion SCOTUS

Prepare To Consider Your Former Employees Your New Competition

There’s nothing that gets employers more fired up than a former employee jumping ship to join a competitor. But, in an effort to prevent such future angst, you’ve had your employees sign a non-compete. You’re golden, right?...more

5/22/2014 - Competition Consideration Employment Contract Hiring & Firing Non-Compete Agreements Restrictive Covenants Socko

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