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HTMLSupposed Fluctuating-Workweek "Legal Prerequisites" Come From Where, Exactly?
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on October 31, 2014
"Fluctuating workweek" pay plans are provoking much litigation under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. These arrangements call for a non-exempt employee to be paid a salary as straight-time compensation for all hours worked in a workweek, including those over 40. The salary represents...

 

HTMLSegregating Worktime For Purposes Of The "Contractor Minimum Wage"
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014
The U.S. Labor Department's voluminous final regulations "Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors" under Executive Order 13658 (about which we have written previously) have now been published. The provisions and related commentary occupy nearly 100 pages in the Federal Register.

 

HTMLIt's Official: $10.10 Minimum Wage For Government Contractors
Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014
The U.S. Labor Department (DOL) published final regulations implementing President Obama’s Executive Order, raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour for workers on government contracts. The new minimum wage will take effect January 1, 2015, and will be adjusted annually, as it is indexed...

 

HTMLQuick Quiz Answer: Pay For Being In On-Call Status
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 14, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014
The answer to our September 22, 2014 Quick Quiz is, "Yes, even though the payments are not tied to the on-call hours he works."

 

HTMLUSDOL Defers Enforcement Action On "Companionship" Changes
Ted Boehm; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 8, 2014
For some time now, we have followed the U.S. Labor Department's efforts to curtail the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(15) "companionship" exemption. Those efforts culminated in a Final Rule published in October 2013. The revisions will effectively eliminate the exemption...

 

HTMLWhen Employees Solve Problems With Their Fists
Michael P. Elkon; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
Generally speaking, human resources professionals and business executives have become quite adept at dealing with employee claims for illegal harassment. For example, just about any HR manager can provide a definition of a “hostile work environment.” Likewise, HR managers are keenly...

 

HTMLThe Chicken Or The Egg?
Tillman Y. Coffey; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
You finally decided to take the long overdue disciplinary action. Jack has got to be disciplined. But just before you do, Jack, possibly sensing what’s about to happen, makes a complaint of harassment. This is the first you’ve heard of this problem. Is the complaint legitimate? What do...

 

HTMLTouted Developments Contradict Rationales For Minimum-Wage Increase (Updated 09 14 14)
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 19, 2014, previously published on September 12, 2014
A White House report has extoled wage-rate increases by "state legislatures and governors; mayors, county executives and city councils; and business leaders" as supposedly being compelling reasons to raise the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. A flood of...

 

HTMLThe New Union-Organizing Tool ... Embarrassment
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
Unions and other third parties have never before so heavily used public embarrassment as a means of organizing employees. The key to union organizing is to find a disgruntled employee who will serve as a leader and capitalize on existing workplace problems. These problems are typically compounded...

 

HTMLFree FMLA Leave Calculator App Still Available
Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 10, 2014, previously published on September 1, 2014
Join nearly 2000 other professionals who already use the helpful and simple Fisher & Phillips FMLA Leave Calculator App. This free, award-winning app is available for smartphones and tablets. There’s even a version you can use in your web browser. Please visit...

 


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