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President Obama delivers double dose of wage-related rules to employers

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 10 2014

President Obama signed two important documents this week that impact many employers. First, he signed an Executive Order protecting employees who

A new fad raising the minimum wage

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

A centerpiece of President Obama's current legislative agenda is raising the federal minimum wage. While many doubt a bill raising the federal

Disinformation and the "tipped-employee minimum wage"

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

A White House report promoting a substantial jump in the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage perpetuates now-widely-disseminated

Is there a locker room mentality on your jobsite?

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

Male locker rooms pride themselves on not being bastions of sensitivity. No topic is off limits. Having "good natured" fun at the expense of others is

New emphasis on whistleblower claims against autoparts manufacturers and dealers

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

During this week's discussion about GM's auto recalls, OSHA also released a Fact Sheet and guidance on "Filing Whistleblower Complaints Under The

Companionship exemption: know the rules

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2014

Months after its April 2013 target date, the U.S. Labor Department issued its final rule restating the requirements for and limitations upon the

Is OSHA’s temporary worker initiative a foretaste of things to come?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2014

I support OSHA's temporary worker focus. Employers need to take more steps to ensure that temporary employees don't fall through the cracks and do not

Antisocial media- union not liable for threatening Facebook posts

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

Imagine if you will, that a company-sponsored website allows employees to post comments. During the course of a union strike, an employee who chooses

Flag on the play: will unions change the game of college sports?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

In a historic move, members of the Northwestern University football team recently took initial steps to form a union and seek collective-bargaining

"Don't come in to work today"

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

Even here in Maine, where we take pride in not letting winter slow us down, there are days when it just doesn't make sense to get out of the house