James G. Ryan

James G. Ryan

Cullen and Dykman LLP

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Employee versus Independent Contractor? New DOL Guidance Suggests that Most Workers are Employees

In the wake of recent lawsuits and administrative proceedings against Lyft, Uber and other similar companies for misclassifying employees as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has provided new...more

8/4/2015 - DOL FLSA Independent Contractors Lyft Misclassification Popular Uber Wage and Hour

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow: What Employers Should Remember When Bad Weather Hits

In addition to bringing nearly two-feet of snow, Winter Storm Juno has also brought a gust of wage and hour issues for employers. Unfortunately, it is likely not the last time this winter that employers will have to consider...more

2/2/2015 - Best Management Practices Exempt-Employees FLSA Non-Exempt Employees Severe Weather Wage and Hour

New U.S. Labor Secretary Proposes To Extend U.S. Minimum Wage Laws To Home Health Employees

After only being sworn in two weeks ago, the new U.S. Labor Secretary, Thomas Perez, has not wasted any time in setting up the goals he planned to obtain during his term, especially when it comes to minimum wage laws for home...more

11/11/2013 - Employee Rights FLSA Health Care Providers Home Health Care Minimum Wage

Free Interns-The End Of An Era?

As an employer, at one time or another, you have probably helped eager students gain real work experience as interns at your company. ...more

7/26/2013 - DOL FLSA Fox Searchlight Pictures Minimum Wage Students Unpaid Interns Wages

The Southern District Sends FLSA Claims To Arbitration

A recent ruling from the Southern District of New York provides further clarification regarding the use of arbitration clauses in employment agreements. On December 4, 2012, District Judge Barbara S. Jones granted UBS AG’s...more

12/21/2012 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements AT&T Mobility Class Action Class Action Arbitration Waivers Employment Contract FINRA FLSA Investment Adviser Statutory Rights UBS

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