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Congress has spoken, Mr. President: no "quickie" union elections
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

In the words of House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline, R-MN, "Today, Congress voted to stop an unelected board of


Taking care of employees assigned abroad
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

So your company is expanding and, for the first time, you'll be sending key employees abroad to work in other markets. While the opportunities for


Exemption proposals apparently still under review
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

It has been widely anticipated that the U.S. Labor Department's proposed new definitions for the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's Section 13(a)(1


Timekeeping for exempt employees: poll results
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • May 28 2015

Readers will recall that we included a poll with our most-recent post concerning whether an employer should keep records of the time worked by


Employee or independent contractor: why it matters?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

Every employer eventually tackles the question of whether its labor force is composed of employees, independent contractors, or a combination of both


Don’t tell me that it couldn’t happen at your workplace
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 27 2015

One of my recurrent themes is that an employer should never assume that its managers and employees will not act foolishly and exercise bad judgment


Changes coming to Colorado discrimination claims
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 18 2014

On January 1, 2015, changes to Colorado's employment anti-discrimination statute will go into effect, drastically impacting employers facing


OSHA, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll: A Musical Soundtrack to OSHA’s New Drug Testing and Anti-Retaliation Rule
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

It’s the first of December. Significant changes in workplace safety law take effect today. OSHA’s new drug testing and anti-retaliation rule, which


Federal wage claims? That's the easy part!
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

Retailers are all too familiar with collective actions filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) making claims for unpaid overtime based on


Sharing Economy Companies All Smiles After Trump’s Transpo Pick
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

Yesterday’s news that President-elect Trump (it still feels weird to write that, I gotta admit) selected Elaine Chao as his Secretary of