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23 Nov 2015, 5:44 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps As we reported Friday, there were rumblings that the Labor Department would take until late 2016 to issue their final rule to raise the overtime pay exemption thresholds. [read post]
9 Nov 2015, 6:30 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps For the first time since 1990, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will increase its fines to reflect inflation. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 6:10 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) regulatory agenda indicated that it intends to finalize its two rules governing employer wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA) by February 2016. [read post]
12 Mar 2015, 6:50 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps In a previous post, we discussed plaintiffs’ attempt in the class action lawsuit Mark v. [read post]
17 Apr 2015, 6:00 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps We have reported on a federal court’s rulings related to plaintiff’s efforts in Mark v. [read post]
20 Nov 2015, 7:06 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps The proposed rules on overtime issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) earlier this year will likely not be final until late 2016 according to Solicitor of Labor Patricia Smith, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. [read post]
30 Jun 2015, 10:59 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps Today, the Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would extend overtime pay to an additional 5 million Americans. [read post]
9 Mar 2016, 11:58 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps To avoid an award of liquidated damages in an Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) action asserting that a defendant willfully violated the FLSA’s overtime provisions, the defendant must prove that it “acted in subjective ‘good faith’ and had objectively ‘reasonable grounds’ for believing that the acts or omissions giving rise to the failure did not violate the [statute]. [read post]
11 Sep 2015, 10:18 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps Apple, Adobe, Google, and Intel had a $415 million settlement approved last week to settle the terms of a lawsuit brought by software engineers alleging that the companies had violated wage and anti-trust laws by agreeing not to recruit or “poach” each other’s employees. [read post]
3 May 2016, 7:24 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps The Northern District of Ohio recently refused to grant a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) or Preliminary Injunction against an employee for allegedly violating a non-compete because the court said the agreement was written in the disjunctive. [read post]
12 Jan 2016, 6:23 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), female workers earn 79 cents for every dollar earned by their male counterparts. [read post]
27 Feb 2015, 7:05 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps Attorneys for FLSA class-action defendant Gawker are opposing plaintiffs’ request to expand potential avenues of class notification via social media. [read post]
21 Jul 2015, 10:52 am by Kathy Kreps
By Kathy Kreps Thanks to Porter Wright Summer Associate Carolyn Alford for her assistance in preparing this blog post. [read post]