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Managing the Modern Workplace

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
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Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Have you ever considered the possibility that you might be the next person your contract attorney sues? As frightening as that sounds, that’s exactly what happened in the bizarre dispute leading up to a recent Fifth Circuit  decision, Faludi v. U.S. Shale Solutions, L.L.C.

Managing the Modern Workplace

February 20, 2020
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Although they are not as common as they once were, employees in many workplaces still expect a bonus at this time of the year, and many employers, hoping to not disappoint, give their employees…

Managing the Modern Workplace

December 10, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

While firefighters and plumbers have long been used to it, more and more office employees are being required to be remain “on-call” outside normal work hours in order to accommodate the business…

Managing the Modern Workplace

November 5, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

In November 2016, a Texas federal judge enjoined the Obama administration’s regulations that sought to raise the salary-level requirement for white collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards…

Managing the Modern Workplace

September 26, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Last Wednesday, the California legislature passed bill AB 5, a sweeping measure sure to impact the “gig economy” and any business that likens itself the “Uber of _____.” If signed into law (and the…

Managing the Modern Workplace

September 19, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

With the California legislature’s passage of Assembly Bill 5 on September 11, 2019, which sharply restrains businesses’ use of independent contractors, California businesses welcomed some good news…

Managing the Modern Workplace

September 18, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

The battle over the gig economy continues on the West Coast. The Ninth Circuit in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc ., held that the California Supreme Court’s test to determine…

Managing the Modern Workplace

May 14, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

What if companies and firms made flexible work mandatory for all? What if everyone was given a “shift” to work and knew that otherwise, they were not to respond to the constant emails or calls, but…

Managing the Modern Workplace

April 30, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Ordinarily, you might expect that the business community would get pretty upset by a proposed rule increasing the minimum salary required for exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act from…

Managing the Modern Workplace

March 19, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

Avoiding slipping up on the FLSA’s rules and regulations is notoriously difficult, both for small businesses as well as large companies with sophisticated HR and legal teams. If your business hasn’t…

Managing the Modern Workplace

February 26, 2019
Managing the Modern Workplace
Managing the Modern Workplace

As many employers have learned, the biggest liability in many overtime cases brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) is often not the unpaid overtime or liquidated damages but the…

Managing the Modern Workplace

February 7, 2019