It seems like such an insignificant little case, but it's
really a can of exploding
An Illinois woman who was terminated
after she was caught working during her lunch period has won her claim for
unemployment. (The employer said that she was not terminated for working but
by John E. Thompson
The U.S. Labor Department has announced another proposal to conduct a survey relating to "worker classification issues" under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
Readers will recall our posts about a similar USDOL notice published earlier this year. Both proposals...
By Lindsay M. Bouffard
Observant employers who have taken note of the Department of Labor’s increasing enforcement activity in the oil and gas industry may be looking for creative ways to limit their liability. However, a recent Sixth Circuit case makes it clear that trying to shorten employees’...
When you think of minor league baseball, you may draw on movies like Bull Durham or The Rookie ; long bus trips from stadium to stadium where teams play in front of small crowds for small pay.
Well, apparently, the pay may be small enough to trigger a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act
So, by now, you've likely read the news, first reported on Wednesday night by The New York Times reporters Michael Shear and Steven Greenhouse that "Obama Will Seek Broad Expansion of Overtime Pay" .
Messrs. Shear and Greenhouse indicated that, yesterday, President Barack Obama was to...