On August 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (Department or DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would raise the minimum salary floor required to qualify for the overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional (EAP) workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by over 50 percent.
Archives for September 11, 2023
Monica Khetarpal discusses joining Jackson Lewis’ Environmental, Social and Governance group as a co-leader and the future of ESG in “Jackson Lewis DEI, Higher Ed Pro Now Co-Leading ESG Team,” published by Law360.
During a busy term at the New York Legislature, Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation prohibiting captive audience meetings, categorizing wage theft as larceny, and expanding protection of “gender identity or expression” to interns.
The minimum weekly compensation for individuals receiving workers’ compensation benefits will soon increase under legislation signed by New York Gov. Kathy Hochul.
The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) contained an express exception for religious organizations that make employment decisions based on employment criteria adopted pursuant to the tenets of its religion.
Florida law requires an insurance company to accept or deny a workers’ compensation claim after they are reported within 14 days after an accident, or a Petition for Benefits is filed.
New York State Penal Law amendments strengthen penalties for employers guilty of wage theft.
Not every person you hire is going to be a home run. And the more people you hire, the more likely you are to have some dead weight around the company. With nearly 50,000 employees, it makes sense that financial giant Goldman Sachs wants to cut some employees loose.
ST. LOUIS – Vicars Powersports, a McAlester, Oklahoma retailer of ATVs, UTVs, dirt bikes, motorcycles and personal watercraft, violated federal law when it fired a female manager because she is a woman, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.
NEW YORK – iTutorGroup, three integrated companies providing English-language tutoring services to students in China, will pay $365,000 and furnish other relief to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
ST. LOUIS – Multinational retailer Walmart violated federal law when it failed to provide effective means of communication to two employees with disabilities, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit filed today.
Texas attorney explains when employers are liable for employee defamation
You’d never take a second glance at the guy in a Patagonia vest. So why does he suddenly look so hot when he asks to borrow a stapler?
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