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Court ruling spells end of overtime exemption for home healthcare companies
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

On August 21, 2015, the D.C. Court of Appeals in Home Care Association of America v. Weil, Case No. 14-cv-967 (RJL), issued a transformational


Second Circuit gives a thumbs-down to private settlement agreements: what nonprofits need to know before settling federal wage and hour claims
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

Nonprofit employers sometimes struggle with whether to seek judicial or U.S. Department of Labor approval of their settlement agreements. Quite often


Employees down but not out as unpaid intern lawsuits keep coming in a post-Glatt world: the Olsen twins’ company gets sued
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2015

Just last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit seemingly struck a blow for unpaid intern lawsuits with its decision in Glatt v


Issue resolved: the Second Circuit gives a thumbs-down to private settlements of federal wage and hour claims
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

Wage and hour litigants often struggle with whether to seek judicial or Department of Labor approval of their settlement agreements


California Supreme Court reminds plaintiffs that arbitration agreements don’t have to be fair or a good bargain to be enforceable
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

In Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Co. (Aug. 3, 2015), the California Supreme Court held that arbitration agreements must be "overly harsh," unduly


Fair pay and safe workplaces proposed rulemakings: time remains for comments
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2015

As the summer season continues, government contractors should note that the FAR Council and the U.S. Department of Labor have provided contractors


Don’t let your integration clause bite you: how employers sometimes unintentionally cancel restrictive covenants
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

Integration clauses are common boilerplate in employee separation agreements. These clauses, sometimes also referred to as "merger clauses," set


Second Circuit rules in favor of unpaid internships
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

On July 2, 2015, in Glatt, et al. v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc., the Second Circuit overturned the trial court's orders granting summary judgment


U.S. Department of Labor proposes sweeping changes to FLSA overtime exemption criteria: the implications for nonprofit employers
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor made public its much-anticipated proposed changes to the executive, administrative, professional


Federal grant & contract news for nonprofits - June 2015
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

As a condition to receiving federal funds, nonprofit federal grant recipients and subrecipients agree to comply with the applicable federal