Author Archives: lowndes

Walt Disney World Offers Full-Time Employment to Certain Part-Time Employees Because of the Affordable Care Act

By: Timothy C. Haughee October 3, 2013 Contrary to concerns about employers reducing their workforce’s hours to fewer than 30 per week to avoid penalties under the Affordable Care Act, the Orlando Sentinel reported yesterday…

New Labor Regulations Expand Minimum Wage and Overtime Coverage for Home Care Workers

By: Rachel D. Gebaide and Melody B. Lynch September 23, 2013 Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued final regulations significantly narrowing the “companionship services” exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). …