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Jackson Lewis Class Action Trends Report Spring 2018 Now Available

Below is the latest issue of the Jackson Lewis Class Action Trends Report. This report is published on a quarterly basis by our firm’s class action practice group in conjunction with Wolters Kluwer. We hope you will find...more

FLSA Amendment Bars Employers From Retaining Tips But Removes DOL Prohibition On Tip Sharing

An amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in the omnibus budget bill, “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018,” passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump on March 23, 2018, provides that an employer...more

ALERT- Plaintiff’s Bar Currently Targeting Online Hiring Practices: What Your Company Needs To Know

The latest target of the plaintiff’s overly-aggressive tactics—a company’s use of recruitment ads in hiring employees. All industries and all forms of advertising are potentially coming under attack, including social media...more

Labor Department Proposes Reversing Obama-Era ‘Tip-Pooling’ Rule

Employers would be expressly permitted to require servers and other tip-earning employees to share their tips with employees working in the kitchen and other “back of the house” employee, but only when the employer does not...more

National Appliance And Electronics Retailer’s Sales Commission Policy Was Lawful – For The Most Part, Sixth Circuit Rules

In what may be viewed as a pyrrhic victory, now-defunct[1] “big box” electronics, appliance and furniture retailer hhgregg’s commission-with-draws compensation program generally was lawful under the FLSA, the Sixth Circuit...more

DOL’s “80/20” Tip Credit Rule Entitled To No Deference, Ninth Circuit Holds, Creating Circuit Split

Finding it wholly inconsistent with the statute and the regulation it purports to interpret, the Ninth Circuit has held invalid the United States Department of Labor’s “80/20” tip credit rule, or “20% Rule,” which limits the...more

Georgia Laws Endorse ‘On Call Scheduling’ Practice And Provide Limited Paid Sick Leave Protections

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has signed into law a measure preempting any local wage laws or requirements that employers compensate employees for changes related to employee schedules. Act 221 (H.B. 243) continues Georgia’s...more

[Webinar] Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series - The California Class Action - March 14th, 2:00p.m. EST

The employment law landscape continues to be dominated by Workplace Law class actions. Jackson Lewis attorneys are defending hundreds of class and collective actions all over the country. Tapping into that experience, this...more

[Webinar] Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series - The Wonderful World of Wage and Hour - Feb. 14th, 2:00p.m. EST

The employment law landscape continues to be dominated by Workplace Law class actions. Jackson Lewis attorneys are defending hundreds of class and collective actions all over the country. Tapping into that experience, this...more

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