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Labor Department Announces Final Rule Amending Overtime Regulations for ‘White Collar’ Workers

May 18, 2016 | Legal Update Article

The U.S. Department of Labor has released its long-awaited Final Rule updating regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act governing overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees, commonly known as the “white collar exemptions” or “EAP exemptions.” The Final Rule is scheduled to... Read More

Supreme Court: Constructive Discharge Limitations Period Begins with Notice of Resignation

May 24, 2016 | Legal Update Article

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the statute of limitations for an employee’s Title VII constructive discharge claim begins on the date of the employee’s notice of resignation. Green v. Brennan, No. 14-613 (May 23, 2016). Background on Constructive Discharge Federal anti-discrimination statutes specifically... Read More

Will the DOL’s Final Rule Amending Overtime Regulations for ‘White Collar’ Workers Apply to Puerto Rico?

May 23, 2016 | Legal Update Article

On the same day the U.S. Department of Labor released its Final Rule updating regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) governing overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees (commonly known as the “white collar exemptions” or “EAP exemptions”), a bill was... Read More

Fee Wars: Supreme Court Eases Defendants’ Burden for Attorneys’ Fees in Baseless Discrimination Actions

May 23, 2016 | Legal Update Article

In an 8-0 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that attorneys’ fees for successfully defending a Title VII action can be recovered by an employer even if the defendant’s victory is not based on the merits of the case. CRST Van Expedited, Inc. v. EEOC, No. 14-1375 (May 19, 2016). The ruling overturned an earlier Eighth... Read More

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Jeffrey Brecher Discusses the New Overtime Rule

May 24, 2016 | SHRM

Jeffrey Brecher discusses the new overtime rule in SHRM’s “Overtime Rule Could Be Windfall for the Newly Nonexempt.” Subscription may be requierd to view article Read More

Timothy Ryan Comments on Overtime Regulations

May 23, 2016 | West Michigan Morning News

Timothy Ryan comments on the new overtime regulations in on West Michigan’s Morning News. Subscription may be required to listen. Read More

Juan Felipe Santos Discusses the DOL's White Collar Exemption Rule

May 23, 2016 | El Vocero

Juan Felipe Santos discusses the DOL’s final rule regarding white collar exemptions in El Vocero’s “Rules applicable to exempt employee changes.”  Subscription may be required to view article. Read More

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New Overtime Rules from the Department of Labor – Are You Prepared?

May 24, 2016 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM EST
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Covering All the Bases: Critical Issues – Creative Solutions

May 24, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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SHRM LI Breakfast: Just the Facts Ma’am: Investigating and Responding to Internal Complaints of Discrimination

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OSHA’s Big Pivot: How the New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule Impacts Injury Reporting, Prevention and Drug Testing Programs

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Recent Developments in Employee Whistleblower Litigation

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Webinar: Employment Contracts: A US/Canadian Comparison

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