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Federal Court Blocks New Overtime Rule – How Should Your Business Respond?

By: Rachel D. Gebaide and Timothy C. Haughee On November 22, 2016, a federal court issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that temporarily blocks the implementation of the DOL’s…

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…

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Post-Shift Security Screenings are Not Compensable

BY:  RACHEL D. GEBAIDE &  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE DECEMBER 11, 2014 In a highly-anticipated employment law case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that time spent by employees who undergo employer-required post-shift security screenings…

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…

DOL’s Wage & Hour Division Sends Message to Related Companies

By:  TIMOTHY C. HAUGHEE NOVEMBER 22, 2013 Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced that two separate but related resorts in California agreed to pay nearly $60,000 in back…