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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Supreme Court Rejects "Narrow Construction" of FLSA Exemptions

April 3, 2018 Posted in Legal Updates

On Monday, April 2, the Supreme Court released a new opinion that could significantly improve the ability of employers to claim overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Micro-Units No More? NLRB Reverses Specialty Healthcare Decision

December 28, 2017 Posted in Legal Updates

The NLRB continued its reversal of several employee-friendly Obama-era decisions last week. The latest to be kicked to the curb is the “micro-unit” standard found in the...

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Recent NLRB Confirmations Signal New Era for Employers

October 24, 2017 Posted in Legal Updates

The Senate’s recent confirmation of William J. Emanuel for the last vacant slot on the National Labor Relations Board is significant for employers.  Emanuel hails not just from the private sector...

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Big Win For Restaurants as Ninth Circuit Rejects DOL's 20% Rule

September 6, 2017 Posted in Legal Updates

Restaurant employers and others who deal with tipped employees should pay close attention to the September 6 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Marsh v. J. Alexander's.

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