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|The Death of "De Minimis" Is Greatly Exaggerated|
Timothy J. Weatherholt; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
June 17, 2014, previously published on May 29, 2014The "de minimis" worktime concept is a common-sense, court-recognized notion dating from the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's earliest days.
|November Target For Proposed Exemption Changes|
John E. Thompson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
June 16, 2014, previously published on June 3, 2014As we reported previously, in March President Obama directed the U.S. Labor Department to "modernize and streamline" its regulations governing the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(1) executive, administrative, professional, and "outside salesman" exemptions....
|Louisiana Bans Access To Employees' Social Media|
Fisher Phillips LLP;
June 13, 2014, previously published on May 22, 2014On May 22, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act into law. The Act, effective immediately, prohibits employers from requesting or requiring access to the personal online accounts of applicants or employees. Louisiana joins 11 other states that have...
|Restrictive Covenants and the Cross-Border Employer|
Danielle S. Urban; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 28, 2014, previously published on May 23, 2014In most U.S. states employers are free to bind employees with restrictive covenants - which commonly take the form of post-employment restrictions on soliciting clients or employees - as a condition of employment. The wide acceptance of such restrictions in the U.S. does not necessarily translate...
|Basics Of Employment Law In Italy: Part III|
Amanda K. Caldwell; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 28, 2014, previously published on May 14, 2014This article is the third in a series which provides a brief overview of the some of the key elements of employment law in Italy. This article will cover terminations, including a summary of the sources of law governing terminations, the types of dismissals permitted under the law, notice...
|How to Manage Your Off-Site Employees' Safety|
Edwin G. Foulke; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 14, 2014QUESTION: We have a number of employees working off-site. How can we best ensure that they are working safely when we are not able to provide regular supervision?
|OFCCP Setting Its Sites On TRICARE Providers?|
Cheryl L. Behymer; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014Healthcare providers are waiting anxiously to see the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) most recent position on whether it will continue trying to assert jurisdiction over them on the basis of participation in the TRICARE Program. For years, OFCCP’s position was...
|Healthcare Reform Watch List: Top Five Concerns for Healthcare Industry HR Departments|
Tabatha L. George; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 12, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014Keeping up with healthcare reform regulations is a challenge for all employers, but healthcare providers may face unique burdens. Here are the top five issues human resources professionals should keep on their radar as healthcare reform rolls out.
|Is Your Dealership Taking Advantage Of Employment Arbitration?|
Matthew R. Simpson; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014Many dealerships try to reduce the risk of high-dollar litigation and runaway jury awards by invoking mandatory arbitration for their applicants and employees. Employees who think that they were paid or treated unfairly are then required to bring the matter to an arbitrator rather than file a...
|Failure Is Not An Option|
Tillman Y. Coffey; Fisher & Phillips LLP;
May 8, 2014, previously published on May 5, 2014When it comes to a dealership’s legal liability for employment-related problems, the basis of the liability generally falls into two categories - actions the dealership took and those it failed to take. When it comes to big dollar jury awards and settlements, a dealership’s failure to...