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On Monday, February 4, the Seventh Circuit decided Espenscheid v. DirectSat, Inc. The decision is notable for two holdings. First, Judge Posner held, rather summarily, that there is no good reason to distinguish certification...more
Hollywood certainly believes that it’s often easier to reach back into the well than to spend time creating something new. (See, e.g., any movie series that has more than one sequel.) Sometimes, we here at the Employment...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
Catchy title, right? In this case, however, it isn’t necessarily true since we are talking about computer software employees and physician employees and not Bill Gates. Nevertheless, California’s Department of Industrial...more
On the final days of the California Legislature’s term, Governor Brown quietly signed into law Assembly Bill 2103, a bill which was specifically designed to overturn existing case law which allowed employers to have “explicit...more
In Kiernan v. AAA Mechanical, Inc., No. 10-4421 (MLC), 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90655, (D.N.J. June 29, 2012), the plaintiff sued her employer for overtime compensation under the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law shortly after the...more
Imagine you are the personal assistant for the world’s most famous artist, Lady Gaga. You have the opportunity to travel the world, meet famous people and watch your boss hit the button to drop the “ball” in Times Square on...more
Court filing by Lady Gaga's former personal assistant, Jennifer O'Neill, claiming failure to pay overtime and premium wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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