Justin Barnes discusses the wage protection framework for domestic, or live-in, employees and considers how “residing” in a household impacts the entitlement to overtime pay and other wage protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act in ““11th Circ. Offers Rare Look At Definition Of Live-In Nanny,” published by Law360.
Archives for February 1, 2024
Michael Neifach discusses the complexities of the U.S. immigration system and factors such as asylum policies and government resources in “One Big Reason Migrants Are Coming in Droves: They Believe They Can Stay,” published by the New York Times.
This 2023 Year in Review looks at significant wage and hour developments, including agency action, U.S. Supreme Court developments, important appellate court decisions, and state legislative and regulatory changes, including new state minimum wage rates for 2024.
FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Nicole Falcey has been selected as a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2024 class of Fellows.
CHICAGO – Blackwell Security Services, Inc. will pay $70,000 and provide other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
The union membership rate among private sector workers remained steady at 6% in 2023, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) news release. As the 2022 rate indicated, private sector union membership continues to decline since the peak in the 1950s.
Organizing activity continued to increase in 2023,
On January 30, 2024, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (FAR Council) issued a Proposed Rule, “Pay Equity and Transparency in Federal Contracting.”
In recognition of the 15th anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the Biden Administration has released a proposal that would prohibit federal contractors from using a job applicant’s prior salary history when setting pay and require federal contractors to post the expected salary range in its job postings.
Recently, I heard a question that piqued my attention and caused me to reflect on an appropriate response.
It’s been a grim start to the year with major US companies cutting thousands of jobs.
Gold-collar jobs have become more ubiquitous in recent years due to the ascension of technology and the growing demand for specialized skills in industries such as healthcare, technology and finance.
A complaint alleging employment discrimination should not be dismissed despite the defendants’ contention that the complaint is an impermissible “shotgun pleading,” a U.S. District Court judge has held.
The ongoing battle for control of the office thermostat has been an epic discussion around the water cooler for decades.
CEO Klein said working from home hurts culture, teamwork
Despite the benefits of remote work for employees, many organizations are abandoning it in favor of returning to the office full-time–or part-time in a hybrid model.