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Massachusetts Attorney General offers "safe harbor" to employers on earned sick time, but certain conditions apply
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

On May 18, 2015, with just over six weeks until the earned sick time law is set to go into effect on July 1, 2015, the Massachusetts Attorney


Predictable scheduling: an undiscovered FLSA "right"?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

U.S. Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil reportedly has said that the Division is "looking very actively at" the question of whether


The trend toward payroll cards
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

Last month, Georgia became the latest state to pass legislation governing the payment of wages via "payroll cards." Gov. Nathan Deal signed the new


Labor contractors can make dangerous bedfellows: part I
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 14 2015

According to many sources, there is a shortage of unskilled workers in the United States that is only projected to worsen, and employers nationwide


New protected classification? Congressional action is in the pipeline
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 14 2015

Unless you were completely ignoring the news over the past couple of weeks, it was difficult to miss the debate spurred by the religious freedom


What should employers expect during the new Supreme Court term?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • September 29 2015

The first Monday in October is the traditional first day of a new U.S. Supreme Court term. As always, the 2015-16 term will have several cases that


Proposed FLSA exemption changes still in limbo
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

Employers await with bated breath the release of the U.S. Labor Department's proposed new definitions for the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's


Court adopts "primary benefit" unpaid-intern analysis
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • July 7 2015

We have been following developments in Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures since former unpaid interns filed the lawsuit in 2011 seeking (among other


Supreme Court rules against Abercrombie in case of religious accommodation
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

In an 8-1 opinion authored by Justice Antonin Scalia, the U.S. Supreme Court held today that Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. is liable for refusing


Should you have job descriptions? (hint: yes)
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

No state or federal law "requires" job descriptions. But job descriptions can be helpful tools for both practical and legal reasons. Here are some of