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|DOL Proposes Changes to White Collar Overtime Pay Exemptions|
David E. Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
July 13, 2015, previously published on July 8, 2015On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) formally proposed revisions to the executive, administrative, and professional (EAP) exemptions to the overtime pay requirement of the Fair Labor Standards Act. In addition, the Department requested comments on those proposed revisions and on...
|Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Subsidies|
James P. Rourke; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
July 6, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015On Thursday June 25, the United States Supreme Court revealed its decision in King v. Burwell.
|The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's cases against Sprint and Verizon for Mobile Cramming|
Brooks F. Bossong; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
July 3, 2015, previously published on June 23, 2015Today we’re taking a look at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s cases against Sprint Corporation (“Sprint”) and Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless (“Verizon”) for mobile cramming. For starters, what does “cramming” mean in the context...
|EPA Updates its Audit Disclosure Policy|
James W. Potter; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 2, 2015In April 2000, the EPA issued its "Incentives for Self-Policing: Discovery, Disclosure, Correction and Prevention of Violations," 65 Federal Register 19, 618 (4/11/2000) (known as The Audit Policy). The purpose of a company's self-disclosure of a potential violation is to avoid criminal...
|New Harassment and Retaliation Standard in Fourth Circuit|
Michael P. Scott; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 23, 2015Last month, in Boyer-Liberto v. Fontainebleau Corp., No. 13-1473 (4th Cir. May 7, 2015), the federal Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which includes North and South Carolina, articulated a new standard for analyzing claims of hostile work environment and retaliation under Title VII. For...
|EARL e-News: EPA's Carbon Dioxide Plan Can Proceed|
Charles S. Carter; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 12, 2015On June 9th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected two petitions seeking to block EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing electric generating plants. A three judge panel of the court held that since EPA’s plan is...
|EARL e-News: EPA Releases EJ Mapping and Screening Tool|
Ronald E. Cardwell; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 17, 2015On June 10, 2015, EPA released EJScreen, an environmental justice (EJ) screening and mapping tool which replaced EJView, a previous publicly available EJ screening tool. EJScreen will provide EPA with a nationally consistent database and approach for combining environmental and demographic...
|The Latest on Wellness Programs: EEOC Proposes Rule to Address Legal Hurdles Under the ADA|
Suzanne G. Odom, James P. Rourke; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
June 24, 2015, previously published on May 2015Wait a minute. You mean to tell me that, even if I follow the guidance issued under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended (HIPAA), in implementing a “legally-compliant” wellness program, I might still violate the Americans with Disabilities Act...
|The Top Five Mistakes in Complex Litigation Work Flow: A Primer (Reminder) for Lead (and other) Paralegals|
Marc A. Manos; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 8, 2015Nexsen Pruet member (partner) Marcus A. Manos recently conducted a refresher for paralegals at the firm. Entitled "A Primer (Reminder) for Lead (and other) Paralegals," Manos took veterans and newer hires through each step of the firm's work flow. To begin the training session, he focused...
|EPA, Corps of Engineers Issue New Clean Water Act Rule|
James W. Potter; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
June 18, 2015, previously published on May 27, 2015On May 27, 2015 the EPA and the Corps of Engineers issued a prepublication version of its final rule to define "waters of the United States" 40 CFR 230. Soon the final rule will be published in the Federal Register and will take effect sixty days after publication.