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Court Says No Forced Arbitration in Independent Contractor Misclassification Scheme

Public Justice provides an excellent overview and commentary on a recent court opinion that struck down a scheme where the employer misclassifies employees as independent contractors and then requires the workers to give up their right to file a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Overtime Pay Issues for Petrochemical Workers as Jobs increase along the Gulf Coast

With the large amount of new projects taking place, a new boom is occurring in the petrochemical business along the Gulf Coast (particularly in Texas and Louisiana), and this means increased competition for the workers needed to build and operate … Continue reading

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Home Health Care Workers are Entitled to Overtime Pay Starting January 1, 2015

A federal court judge in Ohio has ruled that home health care workers are entitled to overtime wages as of January 1, 2015, the original effective date of the rule change for employees performing companionship services. The court found that … Continue reading

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Where Do the FLSA Overtime Rule Changes Currently Stand?

On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas blocked the changes to the salaried Executive, Administrative, and Professional exemptions that were set to take effect on December 1, 2016. The injunction was part of a case brought by 21 … Continue reading

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Overtime Lawyers Explain Misclassification of Assistant Manager Positions as Exempt from Overtime Pay

Many companies employ assistant managers with an “exempt” job classification in order to staff additional employees without paying overtime wages. With companies under constant pressure to find cost savings, and in a job market still rebounding in many sectors, the … Continue reading

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Am I Owed Overtime?

  The right to overtime pay can be an extremely complicated issue. There are both state and federal laws in place to defend the rights of an employee to overtime pay, but the complexity is such that each individual case … Continue reading

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WHY WORKERS OPPOSE TRUMP’S CHOICE FOR SECRETARY OF LABOR

National Employment Lawyers Association has come out on behalf of American workers to oppose the nomination of Andrew Puzder for Secretary of Labor. In support, the following is a summary of the statement recently released:   Mr. Puzder is the … Continue reading

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Are You Eligible to Be Paid for Training Time?

Are employees entitled to overtime pay for time spent in training? This is a fairly common question overtime lawyers are asked by workers in a wide range of industries, and for good reason – many employers fail to properly account … Continue reading

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Minimum Wage in Chicago is Now $10.50 & Headed to $13

Starting July 1, 2016, the minimum hourly wage for workers in Chicago increased to $10.50 per hour for those who do not receive tips. Tipped workers must now receive a minimum cash wage of $5.95 per hour (and enough in … Continue reading

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Minimum Salary for California Computer Professional Overtime Exemption becomes $87,185.14 for 2016

Employers benefit from being able to classify certain workers as exempt “computer professionals.” As an exempt worker under California wage laws, computer professionals are not required to be paid a premium for overtime hours worked. However, the worker must meet … Continue reading

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