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Dressing the part is not enough: 8th Circuit decides that changing into uniforms does not start the “continuous workday”
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2013

Taking up a question the Supreme Court recently declined to consider, the Eighth Circuit on Friday addressed the types of activities that may start


Supreme Court to decide whether pharmaceutical sales representatives meet the FLSA's outside sales exemption
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

At 10 a.m. EST today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision to grant certiorari in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp


A steep learning curve for companies that hire unpaid interns
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2012

Many employers in today’s business environment have had to make do with fewer employees to meet the constraints of smaller budgets


It will be a "clothes" call: Supreme Court to decide if work clothes, are "clothes"
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2013

Are work clothes "clothes" under the FLSA? And how much weight should be given to the Department of Labor's opinion on this issue, especially when


Offers of judgment, mootness and collective actions: Supreme Court hears oral argument in Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2012

The Supreme Court heard argument in Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk on Monday


DOL shows integrity in supporting employer on compensability of time spent in security screenings
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2014

The Department of Labor surprised employers last week by weighing in on Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, which is currently pending before


Genesis of a clearer distinction between class and collective actions? Supreme Court decides Symczyc.
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2013

The Supreme Court issued a groundbreaking ruling today in Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk that brings into clearer focus the fundamental


First Circuit confirms what every bride knows: event planning requires discretion and independent judgment
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2011

On November 28, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued a decision in Hines v State Room, Inc. finding that sales managers for a Boston banquet facility were exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s administrative exemption


In its most surprising about-face to date, DOL abandons administrator's interpretation and sides with employer
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

Those watching the U.S. Department of Labor in recent years have grown used to seeing major policy shifts. The DOL has issued guidance in the form of


Dress rehearsals are over: Supreme Court to hear arguments on Monday regarding compensability of changing clothes at work
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2013

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument in a case that will directly impact employers relying on 203(o) of the FLSA - a provision