Labor and Employment Law

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Say Anything: The Big Four Defense Of Overtime Exemptions
Posted on 21 Jun 2011 by Francine McKenna

Although the state and federal wage and hour laws governing eligibility for overtime pay are complicated, the public policy issues they present for audit firms are not. The largest public accounting firms want entry-level accounting graduates to... Read More

California Supreme Court Narrows Commissioned Salesperson Exemption
Posted on 24 Jul 2014 by Robin Largent

Last week the California Supreme Court continued its trend of issuing employee-friendly decisions, this time in a case involving the commissioned salesperson exemption. In Peabody v. Time Warner Cable , the plaintiff was a commissioned salesperson who... Read More

Companionship Exemption Changes in Effect
Posted on 24 Aug 2015 by Fisher & Phillips LLP

by Ted Boehm The latest twist in the ongoing saga involving the U.S. Department of Labor's changes in its regulatory provisions affecting the Fair Labor Standard Act's Section 13(a)(15) "companionship" exemption and the FLSA's... Read More