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Isn’t it Ironic, Don’t You Think? DOL Settles Overtime Claims With Its Own Employees

USA - August 16 2016 Last week, attorneys for the Department of Labor (DOL) employee union announced that the government agency had agreed to pay $7 million to settle an

Sixth Circuit Confirms That The ADA Does Not Require Employers To Create Permanent Light Duty Positions For Disabled Employees

USA - August 18 2016 Giving an employee temporary light duty does not mean you have to create a permanent light duty position as a reasonable accommodation, at least

Changes Ahead: The New FLSA Salary Threshold and its Impact on Employers and Employees

USA - August 9 2016 The Department of Labor ("DOL") finalized a new rule (“Final Rule”) on May 18, 2016, under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), which increases the

The Ninth Circuit Weighs In: NRS 116 is Facially Unconstitutional

USA - August 12 2016 The tide may finally be turning in Nevada. Since the Nevada Supreme Court dealt a devastating blow to the whole of the financial services industry in

WWE Misclassification Lawsuit Claims Performers’ Status as Independent Contractors Caused Long-Term Brain Injuries

USA - August 17 2016 Another major sports organization has been hit on the head with a concussion lawsuit. Most recently, former WWE performers claim that they suffered

West CoastTime to Check Your Employment Agreements: Ninth Circuit Negates No-Class Action Clause in Arbitration Agreements

USA - August 25 2016 This week, the Ninth Circuit held that Ernst & Young’s (E&Y) arbitration agreement that prohibited its employees from filing class actions violates

10 Questions to Ask your Law Firm Vendor Management Program (Part 1)

USA - August 24 2016 Law firms providing mortgage servicer clients default-related legal services are vendors, and financial services companies need to treat them as such

Strike Suit Struck Down

USA - August 19 2016 It seems that the announcement of any corporate transaction triggers a race to the courthouse by plaintiffs’ firms. These firms specialize in filing

Sixth Circuit Confirms That The ADA Does Not Require Employers To Create Permanent Light Duty Positions For Disabled Employees

USA - August 18 2016 Giving an employee temporary light duty does not mean you have to create a permanent light duty position as a reasonable accommodation, at least

WWE Misclassification Lawsuit Claims Performers’ Status as Independent Contractors Caused Long-Term Brain Injuries

USA - August 17 2016 Another major sports organization has been hit on the head with a concussion lawsuit. Most recently, former WWE performers claim that they suffered