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September Surprise? Two Federal Lawsuits Attack the Validity of the New FLSA Overtime Rule
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

The effective date for the revisions to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) overtime regulations is less than 80 days away, and employers continue to


B.U.G. O.F.F.! Six Tips for Dealing With Zika Questions and Concerns
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • September 8 2016

As of August 24, 2016, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there were 2,517 cases of Zika virus in the United States, 29 of which were


Lack of Policy and Training May Lead to Employers’ Liability for Nonemployees’ Racial Bias
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

Mostif not allemployers are aware that federal and state laws preclude employment discrimination based upon the race or national origin of an


Is Proposed Legislation Likely To Slow Implementation of The New Overtime Regulations? Probably Not
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the publication of its final rule updating its existing overtime regulations. The


The proposed overtime regulations: what they say, what they mean, and what to do now
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-awaited proposed rule that would change the federal regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s


Supervisor’s knowledge of unreported overtime may lead to liability under the FLSA
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • February 16 2015

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay nonexempt employees at least one-and-one-half times the employees' regular hourly wage


Employee’s failure to participate in interactive process dooms ADA claim
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

A diabetic employee who quit her job in response to her employer’s rejection of her suggested “reasonable accommodation” cannot support claims under


The employer’s reference guide to information about Ebola
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • October 13 2014

Concerns related to the Ebola outbreak are increasing among both employers and employees in the United States. The outbreak is currently most active


Fifth Circuit finds restriction of job responsibilities may constitute adverse employment action under Title VII
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • October 2 2014

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful for an employer to fail to hire or to discharge an individual or otherwise discriminate


Employee needs more than speculation to support his retaliation claim
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 17 2014

To prevail on a claim of retaliation under federal law, an employee must prove that he or she engaged in a "protected activity" under an