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U.S. Department of Labor: Employees Earning Less Than $47,476 Must Be Paid Overtime

By: Rachel D. Gebaide and Timothy C. Haughee May 18, 2016 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), at the direction of the White House, issued the long-anticipated final rule that substantially increases the minimum pay…

FMLA Leave Extended to Legally Married Same-Sex Spouses

BY:  RACHEL D. GEBAIDE &  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE MARCH 18, 2015 Effective March 27, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s regulations interpreting the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) expands coverage to legally married same-sex…

6 Questions to Ask Your Business Attorney by Year-End

Our attorney Richard Dellinger was recently quoted in a Business News Daily story about what questions every business owner should ask their lawyer prior to the end of the year. Read the story below: 6…

Eleventh Circuit Clarifies the Meaning of “Prospective Waivers” of FMLA Rights

BY:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE & RACHEL D. GEBAIDE MAY 30, 2014 It is well-settled federal law that an employee may not waive “prospective” rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), but an employee can…