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The Eleventh Circuit Affirmed It Was Not A "Crime" To Not Compensate For Dressing And Drive Time
The Eleventh Circuit recently affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to two Florida counties in an action brought against former sheriff deputies under the Fair Labor Standards Act...
United States
17 Jul 2018
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Obama Overtime Rule Invalidated By Federal Court In Texas
For nearly a year, employers have been watching and waiting as litigation challenging the Obama administration's revision to the Fair Labor Standards Act's executive...
United States
11 Sep 2017
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Finally Briefed: DOL Files 5th Circuit Reply Defending Its Authority To Set Salary Level For EAP Exemptions
At last, the federal government has filed its reply brief in the Fifth Circuit concerning its appeal from a Texas district court's order preliminarily enjoining the 2016 revisions to the FLSA's executive...
United States
14 Jul 2017
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DOL Withdraws Guidance On Independent Contractors And Joint Employers: What It Means And What Employers Should Do Now
United States Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta recently withdrew the federal Wage & Hour Division's (WHD) Obama-era guidance documents on independent contractors and joint employment.
United States
4 Jul 2017
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Brett Bartlett Quoted By Bloomberg BNA - May 2017
Brett Bartlett was quoted in a May 17 story "Blurry, Evolving Joint-Employment Guidance Tough for Employers to Navigate, Experts Say" by Bloomberg BNA on how broad federal and judicial interpretations...
United States
31 May 2017
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SDNY Pancakes Parties' Attempt To Bypass Cheeks: Requires Approval Of Rule 68 Settlement
The Southern District of New York recently held that parties may not settle FLSA claims without court approval through an offer of judgment pursuant to Rule 68 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
United States
16 May 2017
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Acosta Takes The Helm
Last Thursday, the Senate confirmed Alexander Acosta as the 27th United States Secretary of Labor.
United States
11 May 2017
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SDNY Pancakes Parties' Attempt To Bypass Cheeks: Requires Approval Of Rule 68 Settlement
The Southern District of New York recently held that parties may not settle FLSA claims without court approval through an offer of judgment pursuant to Rule 68 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
United States
8 May 2017
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SDNY Pancakes Parties' Attempt To Bypass Cheeks: Requires Approval Of Rule 68 Settlement
The Southern District of New York recently held that parties may not settle FLSA claims without court approval through an offer of judgment pursuant to Rule 68 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
United States
8 May 2017
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Wait! Did The Fourth Circuit Just Define FLSA Joint Employment More Broadly Than Obama's DOL?
Employers have no doubt been paying close attention to the future of the joint employer doctrine...
United States
4 Apr 2017
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Wait! Did The Fourth Circuit Just Define FLSA Joint Employment More Broadly Than Obama's DOL?
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently set forth a new standard for determining whether two or more businesses may be held responsible as joint employers for overtime pay due to a single worker...
United States
31 Mar 2017
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Brett Bartlett Quoted By Bloomberg BNA
Bartlett said that, for the Trump administration, the possibility that Mazzant does rule before May 1 may serve as an ancillary benefit potentially derived from the extension.
United States
6 Mar 2017
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Plaintiffs' Bar Sets Sights On New Lawsuits Following DOL Rule Amendments
The Department of Labor's release of the new exemption regulations appears imminent.
United States
24 May 2016
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Plaintiffs' Bar Sets Sights On New Lawsuits Following DOL Rule Amendments
The Department of Labor's release of the new exemption regulations appears imminent.
United States
20 May 2016
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What's Good For The Goose: Members Of Congress Will Face Challenges In Complying With The DOL's Proposed Overtime Rules
Some members of the United States Congress are struggling with how they will comply with the new law.
United States
7 Mar 2016
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What's Good For The Goose: Members Of Congress Will Face Challenges In Complying With The DOL's Proposed Overtime Rules
In the wake of the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage & Hour Division proposal to amend the "white collar" exemptions, some members of the United States Congress are struggling with how they will comply with the new law.
United States
6 Mar 2016
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WHD Issues Another Momentous Interpretation, Mapping Joint Employer Status On Horizontal And Vertical Planes
As we predicted, the federal Wage and Hour Division has issued another edict that will have far-ranging effects on businesses across the U.S. economy...
United States
22 Jan 2016
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U.S. Department Of Labor Expansively Defines Joint Employment Under FLSA
Today, the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage & Hour Division (WHD) issued another Administrator's Interpretation (the AI or "Guidance") that it hopes will have a far-ranging impact on how employers do business throughout our economy.
United States
21 Jan 2016
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How Proxy Data And Pilot Studies Can Help Employers Prepare For The DOL's New Proposed Overtime Rules
The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage & Hour Division recently announced its proposal to amend 29 C.F.R. Part 541, containing the "white collar" exemption for executive, administrative, and professional employees.
United States
25 Sep 2015
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