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Philadelphia U. S. District Court Determines Uber Drivers Are Independent Contractors
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2018

On the heels of a San Francisco U.S. Magistrate Judge’s February 2018 ruling in Lawson v. Grubhub Inc. that Grubhub food delivery workers are


Know Before You Go: Does the DOL’s New PAID Program Pay Off For Employers?
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2018

Complying with the spider web of statutes, regulations, and DOL opinion letters regarding the FLSA can be a nightmare for employers. Certainly, many


What’s Old Is New Again: DOL Resurrects Advisory Opinion Letters
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

Employers can expect to benefit from real-life answers to some real-employer wage-and-hour questions now that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)


Negotiating Tips: The Art of the Ratification Bonus
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

Every negotiation, especially complex negotiations, requires careful planning and, once things get underway, creative ideas and tools to bring the


House Passes Bill to Legalize Comp Time in the Private Sector
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

Employers and employees may soon have more flexibility in how and when overtime gets paid. Last week the U.S. House of Representatives passed the


Labor Secretary Nominee Inching Toward Confirmation
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2017

A day after the ranking Democrat, Patty Murray (D-Wa), of the U.S. Senate's Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (the Labor Committee)


Trump Administration Quick Hitters: Acting EEOC Chair Named, Chief of Staff Requests Regulation Freeze, and DOJ Requests Delay in Fifth Circuit Appeal of OT Rule
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

It’s only been a week, but the Trump administration has already been busy making its presence felt in the world of labor and employment...


The DOL’s Final Rule on Life Support?
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2016

Earlier this year, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-awaited final rule updating the salary level for workers who are exempt from the


Fifth Circuit Agrees to Expedite Appeal on Overtime Rule Injunction
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has announced the briefing schedule in the overtime rule appeal being closely watched by both


December 1 Overtime Rule Blocked
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

At the eleventh hour, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant of the East District of Texas ruled in favor of 21 states and issued a nationwide injunction