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Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro: SCOTUS Puts The Brakes On Faulty FLSA Construction Language
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2018

Today, in a 5-4 opinion (Justice Thomas writing for the majority) the Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit in Navarro et al. V. Encino Motorcars

Key employment law developments: tribunal fees abolished; Taylor Review; whistleblowing; holiday pay
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLP)
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 8 2017

The most significant developments over the last month include the Supreme Court’s decision abolishing Employment Tribunal fees, the Taylor

FAQs on Department of Labor’s New FLSA Overtime Rule
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2016

As we reported on May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its new final rule regarding the overtime regulations of the federal

Update for Schools on the New Final Overtime Rule
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2016

The Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") is the federal wage and hour law that generally requires employers to pay overtime (at time-and-one-half of

Senate Bill 1831 signed into law; IMRF releases initial guidance
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • September 14 2011

As discussed in a prior alert, Senate Bill 1831 was set to impose a penalty on employers that contribute to the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) for certain end-of-career salary increases for IMRF-covered employees.

Ticket takers for West Virginia high school football: guidance on payment versus volunteers
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

Before long, school will be back in session, and Friday nights will be spent attending high school football games.

First Amendment’s petition clause only protects government employee conduct that “relates to a matter of public concern”
  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

In Borough of Duryea v. Guarnieri, --- U.S. ---, No. 09-1476 (June 20, 2011), the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether a public employer's alleged retaliation against an employee who succeeded in having his employer's adverse employment action overturned in a union grievance process could be redressed under the First Amendment's Petition Clause.

Supreme Court rejects petition clause claims of public employee who alleged retaliation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2011

On June 20, the Supreme Court ruled (8-1) that a government employer’s allegedly retaliatory actions against an employee do not violate the First Amendment’s Petition Clause unless the employee’s petition relates to a matter of public, rather than private, concern.

Time spent traveling to twelve-week firefighter training program is not compensable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2011

The Appeals Court recently affirmed a Superior Court decision holding that employees' daily commute to a twelve-week training program was not compensable work time under the Massachusetts regulation governing travel time.

The new school year: three challenges schools will face
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 1 2010

The business of running a school is much more difficult today than it was ten years ago.