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DOL proposes rulemaking to amend definition of "spouse" for FMLA

USA - July 17 2014 In 2013, the United States Supreme Court held, in U.S. v. Windsor, that the Defense of Marriage Act's limitation of "marriage" and "spouse" to…

Mississippi's right to work state status made stronger with three new bills

USA - July 17 2014 Mississippi's current Constitution, adopted in 1890, confirmed the State's intention to be a "right to work" state: It is hereby declared to be the…

Zachary B. Busey.

Wage and hour issues make headlines early in 2014

USA - February 5 2014 Based upon a unanimous ruling from the United States Supreme Court and comments from President Barack Obama during his State of the Union Address…

The FLSA's "8 and 80" overtime provisions: what you need to know

USA - December 12 2013 The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that employers pay most hourly workers for all hours worked plus overtime, calculated at one-and-a-half…

Does the ADA amendments act absolve a party alleging disability discrimination from having to prove the disability?

USA - November 14 2013 That was the question recently presented to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Fifth Circuit resoundingly answered "no…