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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


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


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


Supreme Court update in Christopher v. SmithKline: will the Supreme Court buy DOL's position on the outside sales exemption?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2012

As reported previously on this Blog, next Monday, April 16, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Christopher v. SmithKline, which involves application of the outside sales exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to pharmaceutical sales representatives (“PSRs”


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 Rose employee by any other name? Talk show interns sue for pay
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

Last month, this Blog reported on a pair of recent lawsuits filed by former unpaid interns for The Hearst Corp and Fox Searchlight Pictures claiming that they should have been paid for work they performed for the fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar and on production of the 2010 film “Black Swan.”


First Circuit’s administrative exemption decision could maintain the availability for the administrative exemption for some so-called “sales” employees
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 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 ("FLSA") administrative exemption


To sell or not to sell: justices split on exemption
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

Seasoned advocates, an engaged bench, and the hottest area of employment law made for an exciting oral argument this morning at the U.S. Supreme Court in the matter of Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. dba GlaxoSmithKline


Seventh Circuit surprise: appeals court finds pharma reps exempt under administrative exemption without waiting for Supreme Court
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2012

The Seventh Circuit ruled yesterday that pharmaceutical sales representatives (“PSRs”) for Eli Lilly & Co. and Abbott Laboratories Inc. are exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) under the Administrative Exemption


First Circuit upholds Massachusetts mandatory treble damages law, affirms class certification, and interprets tip pooling law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2012

On Friday November 9, 2012, the First Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision interpreting two key Massachusetts wage and hour statutes, Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 149 152A (the "Tip Statute"), which regulates gratuities, service charges, and tip pools, and Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 149 150, which provides for mandatory treble damages for wage violations