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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 10 May 2011

Employers beware - DOL unveils smartphone timekeeper app

In wage and hour cases, the number of hours employees have worked is usually a primary issue.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 3 May 2011

DOL regulations set to take effect May 5

As we advised last month, several changes initiated by the DOL's Wage and Hour Division's new regulations are set to take effect on May 5, 2011.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 11 Apr 2011

DOL wage-and-hour division issues new regulations

On April 5, 2011, the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published new regulations.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 23 Mar 2011

Supreme Court holds that oral complaints can form the basis for a FLSA retaliation suit

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an employee's Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) retaliation claim can be based on an oral complaint made by the employee to his employer regarding wages or other issues covered by the Act.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 8 Mar 2011

Supreme Court declines to hear case involving the exempt status of pharmaceutical sales representatives

Just weeks after the Ninth Circuit created a circuit split by ruling that pharmaceutical sales representatives are exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act's outside sales exemption (see our earlier post on that decision), the Supreme Court has declined to hear Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 23 Feb 2011

Ninth Circuit upholds treatment of pharmaceutical sales representatives as outside sales employees

In August 2008, sales representatives from GlaxoSmithKline PLC filed a class action against the company, claiming they were non-exempt and entitled to overtime pay.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 27 Dec 2010

Bridge to increased wage & hour litigation now open

In addition to adding 350 new wage-and-hour investigators to its staff, the U.S. Department of Labor recently announced a new collaboration between its Wage-and-Hour Division and the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Lawyer Referral and Information Service that will likely further increase the amount of FLSA and FMLA litigation.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 6 May 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor opines that mortgage loan officers and similar employees are non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Due to recent guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor, financial institutions should examine their classification of mortgage loan officers and similar employees.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 27 Apr 2010

DOL issues a Fact Sheet regarding unpaid internships

Less than a month after the New York Times ran an article on the DOL’s position regarding unpaid internships, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has released a Fact Sheet explaining the test used to determine whether an intern is an employee under the FLSA.

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Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP | USA | 27 Apr 2010

DOL considering changes to FLSA recordkeeping requirements

Yesterday, the Department of Labor published its semiannual agenda of regulations that have been selected for review or development during the coming year.

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