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Federal Court “Tips” the Scale in Favor of Restaurant Workers by Reviving 80/20 Rule

USA - February 27 2019 We recently highlighted DOL opinion letter 2018-27, which rescinded the 80/20 rule and was a welcome change for employers in the restaurant industry…

M. Brett Burns.

Epic Changes to Epic Systems: House Democrats Seek to Prohibit Class Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

USA - December 18 2018 Before the lame duck period of the 115th Congress, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and a group of 58 Democrat co-sponsors, introduced the Restoring…

Ryan A. Glasgow.

DOL “Tips” the Scale in Favor of Restaurant Employers by Ending 20% Tip Credit Rule

USA - December 6 2018 The Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently published an Opinion Letter (FLSA-2018-27) reissuing its January 16, 2009 guidance (Opinion Letter…

M. Brett Burns.

New Compliance Requirements for FCRA Background Checks

USA - September 21 2018 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued a new “A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act” (“FCRA”) (“Summary of…

Robert T. Quackenboss.

Supreme Court’s Decision Upholding Arbitration Agreements Applies to Independent Contractors Too

USA - September 11 2018 As we wrote about last month, on May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court rendered its decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 138 S. Ct. 1632 (2018)…

Juan C. Enjamio.