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HTMLFaculty Can Unionize Absent Actual Managerial Control, NLRB Decides
Scott D. Schneider; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 23, 2014
Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) revised its standard for determining when faculty members can unionize. Although the decision is expected to be appealed, it undoubtedly will open the door to a new wave of organizing efforts targeting private college and university...

 

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.

 

HTMLD.C. Circuit: USAID Worker Jailed in Cuba Can’t Recover Damages from the Government
Amber L. Elias; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014
On November 14, 2014, in Alan Gross and Judith Gross v. U.S.A., a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit unanimously held that a humanitarian aid worker, who sub-contracted with the United States Agency for International Development (“USAID”), could...

 

HTMLCould Paid Sick Leave Be Coming Statewide to New Jersey
Jason A. Storipan; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2015, previously published on October 13, 2014
Currently, identical paid sick leave bills are pending in the New Jersey Senate and Assembly Labor Committees. Recently, the Assembly Labor Committee held a hearing on its bill A2354. The bill covers all employers that have employees within New Jersey, but bases the amount of time required to be...

 

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,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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).

 

HTMLAuto Dealers Will Soon Have To Maintain OSHA 300 Recordkeeping
Howard A. Mavity; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
Come January 1, 2015, OSHA’s newly announced Recordkeeping changes will most harshly affect manufacturers but the largest group affected is auto dealers.

 

HTMLDon't Fall Into The Gap: Wage/Hour Lawsuit Highlights Risks For Employers
Raymond C. Haley, A. Kevin Troutman; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
In August, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit affirmed dismissal of five purported class or collective actions brought against a number of healthcare systems and their affiliates. Although favorable for the employers, this decision illustrates that plaintiffs’ lawyers...

 


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