According to Judge Frank Maas of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the first step was taken in the settlement process between Merrill Lynch & Co. and over 500 field financial advisors. Recently...more
When a non-exempt employee is entitled to overtime compensation, the hourly rate of pay from which the overtime compensation is calculated is known as the employee's "regular rate of pay." If an employee subject to...more
It should be obvious that employees cannot be required to perform services for their employers as “volunteers.” This is properly seen by the Department of Labor as a ruse to avoid paying wages or overtime. By contrast,...more
The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler’s Government Contracts Practice Group to inform our clients and friends of the latest developments in federal government contracting.
On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a memorandum directing the United States Department of Labor to revise the regulations concerning employees' eligibility for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA")....more
Kemper v. Westbury Operating Corp., 12-cv-0895 (E.D.N.Y. Oct. 18, 2012): The plaintiff, a former housekeeper, alleged that the defendant failed to pay overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York...more
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