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Even when supervisors foul up, OSHA has to prove their case

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 21 2013

Employers are not guilty until proven innocent. Napoleonic justice is not the law of the land. To make out an OSHA citation, OSHA has the burden to

Fuzzy thinking about fluctuating-workweek

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 5 2013

In 2011, the U.S. Labor Department did its best to discourage the use of fluctuating-workweek pay plans under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act

"Extra" pay and overtime headaches

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2013

A recent $4 million settlement between the U.S. Labor Department and a Texas healthcare employer highlights a recurring overtime issue under the

Supreme Court expands SOX whistleblower protection

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2014

Yesterday, in a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision greatly expanding the whistleblower protections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Send a non-compete demand letter buy yourself a lawsuit?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

When employers seek injunctive relief to enforce a restrictive covenant, nearly every judge begins the injunctive hearing with the same question:

Something positive today: NAWIC national women in construction week

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

The focus of WIC Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. It is also a time for local chapters to give back to

Supreme Court rules on donningdoffing under the FLSA

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision in Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp. paves the way under collective bargaining agreements for the possibility

Supreme Court clarifies meaning of "changing clothes" under the Fair Labor Standards Act

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

On January 27, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the time spent by employees donning and doffing (putting on and taking off) certain protective

Overtime work is not a by-the-job matter

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2012

Recent reports have described more than one scenario in which an employer violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act because the employer failed to

So, what is harassment really?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2013

I see it all the time - an employee feels like he or she is being picked on in the office and complains to a supervisor: "I'm the victim of