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Are Unpaid Interns Employees Under the FLSA?

January 10, 2018

On January 5, 2018, the United States Department of Labor announced that, going forward, it would utilize the “primary beneficiary” test for determining whether interns are employees under the FLSA, consistent with recent rulings from appellate courts.

Is Post-Accident Drug Testing Still Legal?

February 14, 2017

Last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published a final rule that (1) made explicit the requirement that employers have a reasonable procedure for their employees to report work-related injuries and illnesses, and (2) made clear that employers cannot retaliate against employees for reporting work-related injuries. 

It’s Here: Final Rule on Overtime Announced Today

May 18, 2016

After much anticipation (as discussed previously on our blog here), the final rule regarding the salary threshold for exempt executive, administrative, professional and outside sales and computer employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act was announced today. 

New Developments on DOL’s Proposed Overtime Rules

March 17, 2016

On Monday of this week, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) took the next step in finalizing its proposed new overtime regulations by sending its final rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) for review. 

Have You Reviewed Your Employee Handbook Lately?

February 23, 2016

As we move into the new year, it is a good time to review your employee handbook and make sure it is compliant with current law. 

Federal Government Announces Plan to Collect Pay Data from Large Employers

February 01, 2016

The White House, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), and Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced Friday, January 29, a new plan to address payment discrimination against women and minorities. 

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