Employment Law

How Documentation Can Make or Break Your Case

Documents are important for employers and supervisors to obtain and control the narrative to avoid litigation in layoffs or terminations. In many cases, documentation will stop a claim before it starts.¬† In the newest episode of the Employment Law Counselor hosted by Jeff Stewart in collaboration with Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Laura Corvo, attorney at …

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U.S. Department of Labor Issues Proposed Rule Amending Salary-Level Requirements for White Collar Exemptions Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

On August 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would affect certain exemptions with respect to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime requirements. Under the FLSA, employees who are not specifically exempt, must receive pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours …

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Retaliation Claims Are On The Rise

In the newest episode of the Employment Law Counselor hosted by Jeff Stewart in collaboration with Professional Liability Underwriting Society, John Baker, Attorney, joins the chat titled ‚ÄúRetaliation Claims are on the Rise. Jeff and John cover various instances of retaliation complaints and provisions, while also presenting examples of protected activity of employees and adverse …

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