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Employee or Independent Contractor? US Dep’t of Labor Offers New Guidance

  • July 20, 2015
  • by Admin

Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced new guidance to determine whether workers should be classified as employees or independent contractors under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). After receiving numerous complaints from workers alleging misclassification, on June 15 the DOL published […]

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FMLA Expands Definition of “Spouse” to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

  • April 14, 2015
  • by Admin

In February, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced an important new rule that revises the definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Under the updated definition, the term “spouse” now includes employees who are in legal same-sex marriages, regardless of […]

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Age Discrimination Suit Fails For Lack of Evidence

  • August 18, 2014
  • by Lawrence Opalewski

With many companies looking to move towards a younger work force, questions can sometimes be raised about the ways this is accomplished. Employees sometimes feel that they are forced out or denied promotions because of their age alone. However, proving these suspicions in court is […]

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Invalid Waivers in Employment Agreements

  • September 3, 2013
  • by Admin

            Employers Should Double Check Employment Agreements and Applications for Invalid Waivers                                                         […]

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The Contraceptive Coverage Dilemma with Corporations

  • August 28, 2013
  • by Zana Tomich

                                             Can Corporations Engage In Religious Exercise?                                   […]

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