Scott T. Silverman

Scott T. Silverman

Akerman LLP

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2015 L&E Developments

As we begin 2016, it is a good time to look back at 2015 labor and employment law developments that employers must keep in mind during the new year. 2015 was indeed a busy year. AFFORDABLE CARE ACT - In 2015, the...more

1/20/2016 - Affordable Care Act FLSA FMLA GINA Home Health Care LGBT White-Collar Exemptions

Department of Labor: Most Workers Classified As Independent Contractors Are Employees

On July 15, 2015, the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor declared the misclassification of employees as independent contractors to be "one of the most serious problems" at workplaces in the United States and...more

7/17/2015 - Compliance DOL FLSA Human Resources Professionals Independent Contractors Minimum Wage Misclassification Non-Exempt Employees Unemployment Insurance Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour Workers Compensation Awards

DOL Reports Widespread Wage And Hour Violations At Tampa Area Restaurants

Widespread violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime provisions have been found during an ongoing enforcement initiative conducted by the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division’s Tampa office....more

4/1/2013 - DOL FLSA Minimum Wage Over-Time Restaurant Industry Wage and Hour Wages

Liquidated Damages Are Not Mandatory For FLSA Retaliation Claims In Eleventh Circuit

Deciding an issue of first impression, in Moore v. Appliance Direct, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit has held that courts have the discretion to award liquidated damages in FLSA retaliation suits. Unlike suits for minimum wage or...more

2/14/2013 - FLSA Liquidated Damages Retaliation Unpaid Overtime

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