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Do employees need to be paid for post-shift security screenings?

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

No - the U.S. Supreme Court recently held in a 9-0 decision that the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require employees to paid for

Minneapolis bans electronic cigarettes in workplaces

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2014

The Minneapolis City Council recently passed an ordinance that prohibits the use of electronic cigarettes in indoor public places, including places

Federal Circuit courts reject vague FLSA overtime claims

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

Two recent decisions from the Eighth and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal rejected overtime claims based on a lack of detail and supporting facts. In

“The 3D revolution” 3D printing and intellectual property

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • December 3 2014

Gartner, Inc. touts itself as "the world's leading information technology research and advisory company." Accordingly, intellectual property lawyers

EEOC challenge to wellness programs becomes political issue

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2014

A leading group of chief executives is threatening political repercussions for the EEOC's recent challenge to employer wellness programs. The EEOC

FLSA rules for exempt employees during snow days

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 25 2014

With winter weather arriving, many employers will soon face questions about whether certain employees are entitled to be paid when the office closes

11th Circuit rejects overbroad EEOC subpoena against cruise ship

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

Although the EEOC's subpoena authority is broad, a recent 11th Circuit Court of Appeals case shows that it has limits. In EEOC v. Royal Caribbean

Minnesota school activities leave

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
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  • November 17 2014

As the new school year is now well underway, employees may be requesting time off with greater frequency to attend activities related to their

Can employers use paid meal breaks to offset unpaid donning and doffing time under the FLSA?

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

Yes - according to a recent federal court decision in Pennsylvania, an employer can take an offset for payments for non-working meal breaks against

Court denies EEOC’s motion for preliminary injunction against Honeywell’s wellness program

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2014

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota recently denied a motion for a preliminary injunction against aspects of Honeywell's wellness