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The wait is over - DOL proposes new rules for white-collar overtime exemption
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

Early last year, President Obama directed the Department of Labor (DOL) to update the rules governing which white-collar workers qualify as exempt


Taxation of employment, severance and settlement agreements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2007

Drafting agreements, including employment, severance and settlement agreements, which properly protect the company’s interests and achieve the intended results is just one of the myriad tasks that general counsel must perform expertly


Recent developments in wage and hour law
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

October and November were busy months in the world of wage and hour law. In our continuing efforts to keep our clients and friends apprised of recent


Employers may face claims for GPS tracking of employees
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2008

A traveling carpenter for the New York City school system thought no one would notice he left work early, so he did this at least 83 times over five months


A U.S. employer’s guide to basic UK employment and immigration laws
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 31 2015

UK employment law is constantly developing and it has been challenging for employers to keep up with the changes in recent years. All employers in


What employers should know about the EEOC’s new EEO-1 form and reporting requirements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently implemented a new EEO-1 form, changing the annual reporting requirements for covered employers


Federal appellate court prohibits private settlement of FMLA claims
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2007

Settlement agreements and general releases long have been an important tool for employers to protect themselves against disgruntled employees who settle one claim but then look for other avenues to sue their former employer


Marijuana and the workplace: a potpourri of conflicting laws for employers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2014

20 states and the District of Columbia have decriminalized possession of marijuana for medical use, and for recreational use as well in Washington


Schmidt v. Eagle Waste & Recycling: highlighting the FLSA “combination exemption”
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2010

In recent years employers, have seen an alarming increase in class and collective actions filed by employees claiming they are owed unpaid overtime


Illinois appellate court holds that employers can impose furlough days on exempt employees - if done right
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2009

In 2001, Tellabs faced a severe econimic downturn and one of the options it selected to stem the crisis was to require all employees to take certain furlough days