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States may step into void created by demise of DOL’s overtime rule
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

Since the Department of Labor announced the new overtime rule last May, we have been closely following its rocky implementation in a series of posts


What’s in a Pronoun? Liability for Employers
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2017

Political correctness in the workplace has become increasingly complex. Employers who have referred to transitioning employees with the wrong pronoun


Revised Version of the Form I-9 Became Mandatory on January 22, 2017
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

As of January 22, 2017, U.S. employers should be using the new Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility Verification, available here. Federal immigration


Stress Claims Stressing Employers Out
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2017

Let’s face it: work can be stressful. So what’s an employer to do when an employee requests a stress-free or less stressful work environment as an


Employer Exposure Increases: Emotional Distress Damages in FLSA Cases
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

The number of federal courts allowing plaintiffs to recover emotional distress damages in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) retaliation cases is


Medical Marijuana and the Workplace
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

With the growing list of states legalizing marijuana, are workplace drug policies up in smoke? As the new year begins, Arkansas, Florida and North


Minimum Wages Climb
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

Workers will now receive higher minimum wages mandated by state law in 19 states, effective this month. Florida’s minimum wage increased to $8.10 an


WorkedUp Episode 03: Big Data's Transition From The Marketer's Desktop To The Employer's Doorstep
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2016

Matt welcomes EEOC Chief Analyst Kelly Trindel, Ph. D., to discuss employers' use of Big Data (for better or worse) in various phases of the


WorkedUp Episode 02: A View From The Plaintiff's Side
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2016

Matt welcomes Doug Wigdor to discuss his perspective on employment litigation trends, the potential spike in sexual harassment litigation, other


WorkedUp Episode 04: Next Level Tech Innovations Coming Soon To A Workplace Near You
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2016

Matt welcomes Appboy Chief Revenue Officer Myles Kleeger, and JustWorks Head of Business Development Molly Siems, to discuss how technology innovation