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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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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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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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Minimum Wage To Increase For MA Hourly And Tipped Workers
In January 2015, the state's minimum wage jumped from $8.00 per hour to $9.00 per hour. At the start of 2016, it will increase an additional dollar. Looking forward to 2017, the rate will increase again, to $11.00 per hour.
United States
20 Dec 2015
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Seyfarth Attorneys Authored An Article - Employee Benefit Plan Review
Richard Alfred, Marshall Babson, Joshua Ditelberg, Bradford Livingston, Stuart Newman and Karla Sanchez authored an article in the December issue of Employee Benefit Plan Review...
United States
4 Dec 2015
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FLSA Suits Continue To Skyrocket: New Record High In 2015, More Than 9,000 Expected In 2016
In data obtained from the Federal Judicial Center, 8,781 FLSA cases were filed in 2015, up nearly 8 percent from 2014 which saw 8,160 cases filed.
United States
30 Nov 2015
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Another Year, Another All-Time High For Wage And Hour Litigation
Wage and hour litigation continues to soar to record highs. So says the federal judiciary's most recent data on cases filed in federal court over the last federal fiscal year.
United States
27 Nov 2015
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Where's The (Pork)? Justices Sidestep Meatiest Issues At Oral Argument In Tyson Foods
Companies burdened by an avalanche of wage and hour class and collective actions have been hoping that Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo might be the game-changing decision they have been waiting for.
United States
19 Nov 2015
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What The Browning-Ferris Decision May Forecast For Wage And Hour Law
The National Labor Relations Board's decision in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., announced last week, dramatically expands joint employer liability under the National Labor Relations Act.
United States
4 Sep 2015
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NLRB Vastly Expands The Definition Of Joint Employer
In a ruling that will affect most business relationships and extends far beyond either labor law or the concept of employment generally...
United States
3 Sep 2015
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How Will Browning-Ferris Change The Test For Joint-Employer Status For Union And Non-Union Employers?
Today's decision has significant implications for the economy and the ways that organizations structure their business operations.
United States
3 Sep 2015
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Supreme Court Briefing Begins In Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, A Potential Wage And Hour Blockbuster
In a case that could change how wage and hour class and collective actions are litigated, Tyson Foods, Inc. recently filed its opening Supreme Court brief.
United States
27 Aug 2015
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Richard Alfred Interviewed By NPR, "Employee Or Contractor? New U.S. Guidelines Could Reclassify Workers"
Richard Alfred was interviewed in a July 16 story by NPR on the administrator of the Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division's new guidance...
United States
27 Jul 2015
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