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John Holmquist
The long hot summer: some reminders for employers

Global warming or not, this summer is setting records for high temperatures across the country. Employees who work outside are affected as well as those who work in warehouse and factory settings where air condition may be non existent or inadequate in...

Jon Hyman
Don't estop believing: employer backs itself into FMLA claim for ineligible employee

I've written before about the FMLA's unique rules for when an employer is covered and when an employee becomes eligible to take leave. The FMLA covers any private employer that has 50 or more employees on the payroll during 20 or more calendar...

Eric Meyer
Booby trapped! No break time for nursing employee; no lawsuit either.

HEY! Which one of you just threw that breast pump at my head? ** Dons sensitivity invisibility cloak ** Nearly two years ago, I wrote here about how the The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to...

Philip Miles
Rock 'n' Roll Double Feature! - COTW #101

I have quite a line up for you today - not one, but two, of the greatest music acts of all time. Do you love Motley Crue and Hole? Of course, we all do . . . or did . . . at least a little . . . maybe . . . like 20 years ago. Tommy Lee is perhaps best...

Edwin Hopson
House Education & Workforce Subcommittee to Hold Hearings on NLRB

On July 24, 2012, the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, of the House Education & Workforce Committee announced that on July 25 starting at 10 a.m. it would hold a hearing concerning possible amendments to the National Labor...