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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 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


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


Coming Soon: More Paperwork for Healthcare Providers
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2016

Employers may see an uptick in requests for accommodations of mental disabilities, and healthcare providers may be asked to fill out yet more


EEOC Updates Guidance on National Origin Discrimination
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2016

As we observed (here), the heated tone of the recent presidential election poses unprecedented challenges for employers attempting to manage employee


Employers Should Keep An Eye On the Non-Compete Reform Movement
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

Employers who require all employees to sign a form non-competition agreement regardless of the state in which the employee is located or the type of


The New Salary Regulations: The Saga Continues
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

While employers took solace from the November 22 nationwide preliminary injunction which blocked implementation of a controversial rule increasing the