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Supreme Court Rules LGBTQ Workers Are Protected from Discrimination

June 15, 2020 Posted in Legal Updates

On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision holding that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination in the workplace. In a 6-3...

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DOL Issues Final Rule Clarifying Bonus Payments and the Fluctuating Workweek Method of Compensation

May 22, 2020 Posted in Legal Updates

On May 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a final rule that clarified that bonuses, premium payments, commissions, and hazard pay on top of fixed salaries are compatible with...

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Quick Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 19, 2020 Posted in Legal Updates

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This Act has two major components that affect employers: (1) the Emergency Family...

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DOL Issues New Joint Employment Rule

January 30, 2020 Posted in Legal Updates

The Department of Labor has issued a final rule to revise and update regulations implementing the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) as they relate to the “joint employment” doctrine. The...

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EEOC Will Require EEO-1 Reporting to Include Two Years of Employee Compensation Information

May 13, 2019 Posted in Legal Updates

On May 13, 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) announced that it will require larger employers to report information about their employees’ compensation during the 2017...

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DOL Proposes More Moderate Overtime-Exemption Rule for White-Collar Employees

March 7, 2019 Posted in Legal Updates

On March 7, 2019, the Department of Labor released a proposal to update its overtime-exemption rules for the so-called white-collar employees – those covered by the executive, administrative, and...

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The NLRB Giveth and Taketh Away: Joint Employer Standard Toughened, but Misclassification Cases Get New Remedy

October 17, 2018 Posted in Legal Updates

On September 14, 2018, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) published its proposed rule for determining joint-employer status. This proposed rule comes after years of flux within the NLRB...

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Florida Set to Increase Minimum Wage to $8.46

October 17, 2018 Posted in Legal Updates

A minimum wage increase for most Florida nonexempt workers goes into effect on January 1, 2019.  The current minimum wage of $8.25 per hour will be increased to $8.46 at the beginning of the new...

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Law360 Publishes Kevin Johnson's Analysis of DOL's Break-Time Guidance

May 23, 2018 Posted in Legal Updates

Does the DOL's new guidance on short rest breaks for FMLA purposes contain traps for the unwary?  The Law360 electronic newsletter recently published shareholder Kevin Johnson's analysis of those...

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Supreme Court: NLRA Does Not Override Class-Action Waivers

May 22, 2018 Posted in Legal Updates

It’s official – the NLRA does not prohibit employers and employees from agreeing to limit their arbitration of disputes to single-plaintiff arbitration. On Monday, May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court...

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