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FLSA Countdown Is On

Posted by Staff on Mon, Oct 17, 2016 @ 01:18 PM

Tick, tick, tick…

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Tags: Labor Law, Overtime, FLSA

Are you Prepared for the Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Regulations Changes?

Posted by Staff on Thu, May 19, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

Highlights:

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Tags: Benefits, Labor Law, Compliance, Employer, Work

Crafting Job Descriptions with Legal Hazards in Mind

Posted by Shannon Burkel on Fri, May 31, 2013 @ 10:56 AM
Writing a clear and complete job description can make the difference between winning and losing an Americans with Disabilities Act case. Good job descriptions also force you to think about what people should be doing, help to ensure your employees are doing what you expect of them -- and make it more likely to get the right employees on board in the first place. Here are some tips.
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Tags: Labor Law, Compliance

Maternity Leave Policy

Posted by Shannon Burkel on Fri, Nov 09, 2012 @ 09:39 AM

As the summer months pass by and thoughts turn to cooler days, some individuals in the office may be focused on the upcoming birth of a child.

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Tags: Benefits, Labor Law, HR Management

Toeing a Dangerous Line When Terminating Employee's

Posted by Shannon Burkel on Mon, Jul 30, 2012 @ 12:36 PM

When the time comes to discipline or even terminate an employee, managers must be aware of the ever present threat of a violent backlash. 

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Tags: Labor Law, Compliance, employee communication, performance

Pharmaceutical Reps Classified as Exempt Employees by SCOTUS

Posted by John Sanford on Wed, Jun 20, 2012 @ 02:28 PM

The Supreme Court of the United States rejected the U.S. Department of Labor’s interpretation of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations in a close 5-4 ruling in Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham Corp. that pharmaceutical sales representatives are employed in the capacity of outside salespeople and are exempt from the FLSA’s overtime compensation requirement.

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Tags: News, Labor Law, Compliance, Job Descriptions, Supreme Court