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Are male strippers exempt from the FLSA as creative professionals?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

No - the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia recently rejected the argument that male strippers qualify as exempt "creative


Does a supervisor’s use of the words “historically” and “old school” prove age discrimination?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

No - the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected a plaintiff's argument that his supervisor's use of the terms "historically" and "old


Don’t forget: the minimum wage in Minnesota will increase on August 1, 2015
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

On August 1, 2015, the minimum wage will increase again for Minnesota employers. Here's what employers need to know about the minimum wage increase


A demand letter or refund request may constitute a claim
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Most business owners know that when they are sued, they should immediately report the claim to their insurer in order to ensure coverage. But, a


Protect your brand by registering your trademarks with the forthcoming .sucks domain
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

Starting this weekend, the ".sucks" domain name will be available for purchase by the general public. The .sucks domain name is one of more than 500


Are racist and profane comments made during union picketing protected under the NLRA?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

Yes - according to an administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), racist and profane comments made during union picketing


Federal Circuit holds medical diagnostics patent invalid under 35 USC 101.
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

The Federal Circuit, in a three-judge panel, recently decided a medical diagnostics patent case that has an unusual concurrence written by one of the


Do lawful consumable product statutes protect the off-duty use of marijuana?
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

No - the Colorado Supreme Court recently held that because medical marijuana remains illegal under federal law, an employee's off-duty use of


Supreme Court finally decides whether consent to bankruptcy court's final adjudication of "Stern claims" is constitutional
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 11 2015

Despite the Supreme Court's recent decisions in Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkinson, 573 U.S. ___ (2014) (Arkinson) and Stern v. Marshall


The evolving law regarding restroom access for transgender employees
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

Just as Caitlyn Jenner has brought renewed attention to the issue of gender identity, there have been several recent legal developments relating to