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Rounding Up and Rounding Down and the FLSA
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

Department of Labor regulations allow employers to round the calculation of work hours to the nearest quarter hour for purposes of counting hours


How Can Employers Respond To the DOL’s New Overtime Rule?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 23 2016

Here are four potential ways that employers can respond to the DOL’s new overtime rule with respect to exempt employees who currently earn less than


U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Final Overtime Rule Setting New Salary Requirements for Exempt Employees
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued its long-awaited final rule increasing the salary basis requirements for exempt employees under the Fair Labor


Minneapolis City Council Will Vote on Paid Sick Leave Ordinance on May 27, 2016
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

The Minneapolis City Council will soon vote on whether to adopt a draft ordinance that will require employers to provide paid sick leave to employees


EEOC Implements New Online Charge Status System
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has implemented a new Online Charge Status System for use by charging parties and charge


Can An Employer Refuse To Hire An Applicant For Being Too Obese?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 9 2016

Maybe - the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that refusing to hire an employee due to his or her obesity does not constitute disability


New EEOC Digital Respondent Portal
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 4 2016

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has implemented a new online portal by which respondent employers will submit information


ALERT: Trade Secret Law Gains New and Sharp Teeth
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

Every major intellectual property area - patents, trademarks and copyrights - has long been the domain of federal law. The one notable exception has


Congress Passes Federal Trade Secret Legislation
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

Sometimes it snows in April, and sometimes - but not too frequently - Congress is actually able to pass legislation that will become law. This


ALERT: CDFI Combines Allocations to Increase New Markets Tax Credit Funding
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

On April 18, 2016, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI), which oversees the new markets tax credit program (NMTC Program