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Fifth Circuit Hands Employers A Big Win, Rules Day Rates Can Satisfy The Salary Basis Under The Highly Compensated Employee Exemption
He earned at least $1,000 every week he worked and was paid well over $100,000 annually.
United States
20 Sep 2019
Fifth Circuit Says Plaintiffs May Not Send Notice Of FLSA Suit To Employees With Arbitration Agreements
a must-read decision and case of first impression at the federal appellate level, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held late last week that a district court may not approve sending notice of an FLSA collective action to employees who had agreed to arbitrate employment claims.
United States
5 Mar 2019
Is Hiring The Most-Qualified Candidate Reasonable? Two Recent Decisions Say Yes.
In two recent decisions, the Eleventh Circuit and a Texas district court have helped clarify that an employer's policy of hiring the most-qualified individual for a job does not violate the ADA.
United States
28 Apr 2017
Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma, Comma Chameleon: Liability Comes and Goes with Oxford Comma
In that case, a group of dairy delivery drivers sued Oakhurst, claiming the company failed to pay them overtime under Maine's wage and hour laws.
United States
29 Mar 2017
Fifth Circuit Warps Time In Decision On The Continuing Violation Doctrine
The lower court will now consider conduct many years outside of the 300-day limitations period under Title VII.
United States
23 Mar 2017
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