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.
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In the wake of Hurricane Sandy last Fall and the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, forecasters are predicting an aggressive 2013 hurricane season, which started on June 1st. Employers should take time before the storm hits to...more
Employment law compliance is among the many challenges businesses face as they start up and grow. In this course, Mr. Martinez reviews the most common mistakes made by start-up, small and emerging companies explaining the...more
Employers should expect increased enforcement of key federal employment laws and the potential expansion of state paid leave programs if Congress funds the White House's budget priorities....more
The Department of Labor (DOL) routinely investigates and audits employers to ensure compliance with a variety of important labor and employment laws. Historically, wage and hour (overtime) compliance under the Fair Labor...more
On January 4, 2013, Judge Irene M. Keeley of the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia issued a Memorandum Opinion and Order that partially granted the Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment...more
In This Issue:
- Notes from the Chair & Executive Editor
- Immigration Reform May Affect All Employers
- Primer on West Virginia State Law Labor and Employment Claims?
- Taking a Look at the Latest on Affordable...more
Who does it apply to: In this edition, it varies according to the requirements of the particular law identified below. I am taking a short two-part break from my regular format to bring you the record keeping requirements...more
In this two-part series of blog posts we will examine the regulatory agenda of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division.
Late last year, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD), along with other regulatory...more
With the Supreme Court's first oral arguments of 2013 underway this week, there are several employment-related cases of note still awaiting decisions....more
In this, our final post in this blog series on wage and hour issues in the 21st century, we address another frequent area of concern for employers: exempt employees....more
We received a great response to the 2012 Employment and Labor Law Final Exam. Thanks to all of our clients and friends who participated this year.
As 2012 comes to a close, it is time to put your employment and labor law knowledge to the test with Nexsen Pruet’s second annual final exam. We will send out answers to the exam in two weeks. But before we send out the...more
As technology for the home office improves, more nonprofits and employees are taking advantage of the benefits of telecommuting. Laptops are lighter, faster, and more portable. Smartphones, iPads, and other e-readers...more
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