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More Challenges From Hurricane Sandy: Wage-Hour Issues And Related Matters

by John E. Thompson In thinking-through and implementing their recovery plans in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, employers will want to review our August post summarizing a number of federal Fair Labor Standards Act issues that typically arise following a natural disaster. Readers will recall our...

We Love Our Phones, but Should Employees Be Paid for Using Them Off-Duty?

True confession time. I have a Pavlovian response to the new message chime on my iPhone. I can't help myself. When my phone beeps, I reach for it. I have no choice. I'm an exempt employee, which means that I am paid a weekly salary, with no eligibility for overtime, regardless of how many...

Fisher & Phillips: Risks Of "Internship" Claims And Liability Still Increasing

by John E. Thompson We have warned for some time now that businesses and other organizations should think carefully if they are considering the possibility of permitting unpaid internships. What might be described as the internship "season" is fast-approaching, so the time to...