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HTMLWill The President's Immigration Initiative Spur FLSA Claims?
John E. Thompson; Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 14, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
Lurking among the numerous considerations raised by President Obama's "immigration accountability" initiative are the prospects that this action will result in more allegations by or on behalf of the affected individuals that they have not been paid in compliance with the federal Fair...

 

HTMLPre-Departure Security Screening Not FLSA Worktime
John E. Thompson; Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 14, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the time non-exempt employees spent in connection with an end-of-workday security screening before leaving the premises did not count as worktime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Instead, it said, the time so spent was non-compensable...

 

HTMLInterim "Contractor Minimum Wage" Acquisition Rules To Be Released
John E. Thompson; Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 14, 2015, previously published on December 14, 2014
The Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have announced that they will soon publish interim Federal Acquisition Regulation amendments designed to implement President Obama's directive to raise the minimum-wage rate for...

 

HTMLCourt Vacates Imminent Bar To Third-Party Employer's Claiming Companionship/Live-In Domestic Exemptions
Ted Boehm; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014
We have reported that the U.S. Labor Department's changes in its regulatory provisions affecting the federal Fair Labor Standard Act's Section 13(a)(15) "companionship" exemption and the FLSA's Section 13(b)(21) overtime exemption for "live-in domestics" are set to become...

 

HTMLFLSA Insurance-Adjuster Overtime Exception Buried In Appropriations Bill
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 18, 2014
Section 111 of the recently-enacted "Department of Labor Appropriations Act, 2015" directs that the federal Fair Labor Standards Act "shall be applied as if" there is an overtime exclusion (link to reproduction below) for certain workers who are employed to adjust or evaluate...

 

HTMLMinimum-Wage Initiatives Further Disfavor Nationwide Action
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 8, 2015, previously published on November 8, 2014
Earlier this week, several states and localities voted in favor of increasing their minimum-wage rates. Right on cue, many (including U.S. Labor Secretary Perez) seized upon these results as ostensibly supporting an increase in the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's rate to $10.10.

 

HTMLAutomatic Extension & I-9 Form Verification For Temporary Protected Status in the U.S.
Kim Kiel Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2015, previously published on October 27, 2014
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is available in the United States for individuals from foreign states where the U.S. Attorney General (AG) has determined that conditions in that country would result in a threat to the personal safety of individuals if they returned home (e.g., armed conflict,...

 

HTMLNo FLSA Overtime Recovery For What Employer "Should Have" Paid
Ted Boehm; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 22, 2014
Overtime compensation under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act must be based upon an employee's "regular rate" of pay. More and more frequently nowadays, claimants allege that their FLSA overtime compensation should have been (or should be) based upon some rate that would generate more...

 

HTMLFLSA Exemptions And "Fighting Poverty"
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 30, 2014
We have written previously about President Obama's directive to change the requirements for who falls within the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(1) "white collar" exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees (as well as for outside-sales employees...

 

HTMLEbola Virus: Frequently Asked Questions
Fisher Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 22, 2014
Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, with a death rate of up to 90%. The illness affects humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees).

 


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