Monthly Archives: January 2014

BREAKING! U.S. Supreme Court Rules on “Changing Clothes” Case

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE JANUARY 28, 2014 Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion regarding the interpretation of the phrase “changing clothes” contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The High Court…

Is the Discovery of Sensitive Medical Records in Disability Discrimination Cases Off-Limits?

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE JANUARY 23, 2014 It is not uncommon for employers who have been sued by current or former employees for disability discrimination to seek the production of medical records regarding the alleged…

Will the U.S. Supreme Court Curb the President’s Recess Appointment Power?

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE JANUARY 13, 2014 As we previously reported, the U.S. Supreme Court last summer announced that it would review whether or not President Barack Obama’s recess appointments of three National Labor Relations…

Are Employers Required to Give Break Time to Nursing Mothers?

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE JANUARY 7, 2014 Last month, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced that a Wawa convenience store located in Pennsylvania violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) by firing an employee…