The Fair Labor Standards Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1938 to promote fair labor conditions and protect workers from abusive treatment. The primary features of the FLSA address excessive... more +
The Fair Labor Standards Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1938 to promote fair labor conditions and protect workers from abusive treatment. The primary features of the FLSA address excessive working hours, child labor, unpaid overtime and unsafe working conditions.
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Common Employment Law Mistakes for Small, Start-Up and Growing Companies
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
Seventh Circuit Jumps Ahead of SCOTUS, Rules Pharmaceutical Sales Reps Exempt from Overtime—Jackson Lewis’ Noel Tripp
New case law and statutory changes increase litigation and liability risk for employers that fail to comply with both federal and state lactation break laws....more
Welcome to the first installment of our bi-monthly employment newsletter. Every two weeks we will highlight recent court decisions and upcoming legislation that impact California employers. We hope you will find the content...more
On April 10, President Obama unveiled his $3.78 trillion proposed budget for FY2014. The proposed budget included funding increases for several agencies charged with administering and enforcing the nation’s major labor and...more
EEOC Releases Letter Addressing Wellness Programs and Reasonable Accommodation Obligations - In a letter issued recently by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), Peggy Mastroianni, the agency's Legal Counsel,...more
No matter what your view on CEO Marissa Mayer's recent decision to revoke work-at-home privileges for Yahoo! employees, telecommuting is a reality for the contemporary workforce.
But it is not without legal risks. And you...more
In This Issue:
- Supreme Court to Address “Changing Clothes” under the FLSA
- First Appellate Court Decision on FLSA’s Nursing Mother Provision
- Courts Continue Trend in Favor of Class Waivers in Arbitration...more
In a significant victory for employers, the Eighth Circuit, in Owen v. Bristol Care Inc., No. 12-1719, overturned a Missouri district court ruling that class action waivers were unenforceable in FLSA cases....more
The Eighth Circuit recently upheld the validity of a mandatory arbitration agreement containing a class action waiver and ordered the arbitration of an employee's collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act. See...more
The 2012 election, the Supreme Court's health care ruling and the infamous fiscal cliff certainly provide plenty of implications for employers. But there were a host of other developments that flew under the radar and merited...more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Every employer who has or intends to hire unpaid interns.
When must an intern be paid: All “employees” of a business must be paid at least minimum wage unless they are a...more
Full Speed Ahead: Employment and Labor Initiatives During the President’s Second Term -
The purpose of this Commentary (and next month’s) is to provide a forward-looking view of the regulatory and enforcement priorities...more
ATLANTA - Hamilton Growers, Inc., doing business as Southern Valley Fruit and Vegetable, Inc., an agricultural farm in Norman Park, Ga., has agreed to pay $500,000 to a class of American seasonal workers - many of them...more
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