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Unemployment laws have new teeth under the Integrity Act: are you ready?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 3 2013

In 2011, President Obama signed the Unemployment Insurance Integrity Act (the "Act") as part of the enactment of the Trade Adjustment Assistance

New York State takes aim at worker misclassification: the Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

On Friday, January 10, 2014, Governor Cuomo signed into law the New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act (the Act). The

Raising wages by tightening the white-collar overtime exemptionsthe President’s initiative

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, President Obama gave a short press conference and signed a Presidential Memorandum aimed at "updating and modernizing"

Eleventh Circuit rules on FLSA “nursing mothers” provision

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

On December 26, 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued the first decision by a federal Court of Appeals concerning the provisions

New York Court of Appeals clarifies important questions about tip-sharing statute

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

On June 26, 2013, New York's highest court for the first time weighed in and ruled on what types of employees are qualified to participate in

New York State takes aim at independent contractors in the construction industry

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2010

On June 28, 2010, the New York State Legislature passed the New York State Construction Industry Fair Play Act (the "Act") aimed at correcting the misclassification of employees in the construction industry

Second Circuit narrowly reads FLSA exemptions in Novartis ruling

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a significant and potentially far-reaching decision, recently, when it held that Novartis’ pharmaceutical sales representatives are entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and related New York and California laws

USDOL targets NYS healthcare industry for FLSA compliance

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2010

The United States Department of Labor ("USDOL") recently announced - as part of its new initiative to expose and remedy the misclassification of workers - that it is launching wage-hour investigations of employers in New York State's healthcare industry

Employer beware: misclassifying employees under the FLSA’s administrative exemption can be costly

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2010

Two recent decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit provide employers with helpful guidance on the proper application of the Administrative exemption to the overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act

FLSA suits in healthcare highlight payroll practice issues

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2010

A number of plaintiffs' law firms have set up websites devoted to hospital overtime and class action lawsuits, and at least one firm has sent personalized letters to employees of no less than 20 hospitals in the New York City area alone, asking for consent to file wage-hour actions on their behalf