Multi-State Rules for Remote Employees

Many employers have switched their employees to remote work with no foreseeable return date in sight. More than ever, employees are being hired to...

FLSA Overtime Exemption Update

Starting January 1, 2020, the United State Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) new overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) will...

Internship Guidelines Updated

In January 2018, the United States Department of Labor ("USDOL") relaxed the standard governing unpaid internships and published updated guidelines...

Misclassification of Assistant Managers

Chase $8.3M Misclassification Settlement Recently, JPMorgan Chase was sued by roughly 2,000 assistant branch managers in a class action who alleged...

Minimum Wage Increases for 2018

Since 2009, the federal minimum wage for nonexempt employees remains at $7.25. However, states and local governments continue to raise their minimum...

Emotional Damages Granted in FLSA Suit

The Fifth Circuit, which includes Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, recently held that employees who file a claim under the Fair Labor Standards...

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