Labor And Employment


Fair Labor Standards Act Is Still Important; Let’s Keep It That Way

Lawmakers passed the Fair Labor Standards Act 80 years ago, but it remains one of the most important pieces of legislation in the nation’s history....

  • Richard Bierig
  • Jun 25, 2018

After Years of Sexual Harassment, Former WXYZ-TV Reporter Says “No More”

A former reporter in Michigan has filed a $100 million dollar federal lawsuit against her previous employer, Scripps Media, Inc. (d/b/a “WXYZ-TV”), alleging years of...

  • Richard Bierig
  • Mar 8, 2018

Who's Hurt When Wage Laws Aren't Enforced? Everyone

The push for fair wages continues on. Local minimum wage movements and larger national coalitions like the Fight for $15 show no sign of slowing...

  • Staff
  • Mar 6, 2018

Morgan & Morgan Recognized for Handling More Employment Cases Than Any Other Firm

Morgan & Morgan’s labor & employment group has been recognized for handling the most labor and employment cases among plaintiffs’ firms over the past five...

  • Aaron Vehling
  • Mar 5, 2018

The Law That Makes Paying Workers with Disabilities As Little as ‘Pennies an Hour’ Perfectly Legal

When the Fair Labor Standards Act was established in 1938, the United States was in the midst of the worst economic and labor crisis in...

  • Staff
  • Jan 30, 2018

3 Court Rulings from 2017 You Should Know About

This was a big year for court rulings in a variety of legal fields, but here are three that have had a particularly noteworthy affect...

  • Aaron Vehling
  • Dec 29, 2017

SEC’s CEO Pay Ratio Rule Starts in 2018: Could It Help Fix the Wage Gap?

It’s been over 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was passed, and we’re still talking about income inequality. With daily reminders of the gender...

  • Staff
  • Dec 14, 2017

You're Constantly Signing Away Your Legal Rights and You Don't Even Know It

“To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” Although author George Orwell’s famous quote refers to something else entirely, the...

  • Aaron Vehling
  • Dec 7, 2017

In a Post-Weinstein World, Will Laws Change to Support Workplace Sexual Harassment Victims?

Ever since The New Yorker’s shocking investigation into the dozens of sexual harassment allegations against media mogul Harvey Weinstein — and the people who allegedly...

  • Staff
  • Nov 13, 2017

Debunking 8 Popular Stereotypes of Older Workers

In our youth-obsessed culture, there is no end to the number of stereotypes older workers are up against. But research shows that often they are...

  • Caroline Cornell
  • Oct 3, 2017

Witchsy Founders' Experiment: Even Fake Men Get Better Treatment Than Women

What if the most valued employee at a company was a fake one? That was the case with startup retailer Witchsy, whose two female co-founders...

  • Aaron Vehling
  • Sep 12, 2017

5 Ways the Age Discrimination in Employment Act Can Change

Today’s workplace looks very different from the office of the 1960’s. Just how we replace old technology or create new job titles, we should also...

  • Caroline Cornell
  • Aug 21, 2017

50 Years Young: Age Discrimination Law More Important Than Ever

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg once boldly proclaimed, “Young people are just smarter.” In an age dominated by tech startups that celebrate these “digital natives” and...

  • Caroline Cornell
  • Jul 5, 2017

Cash or Comp Time? Which is Better for Employees?

Months after a federal judge blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s attempt to expand overtime pay to millions of employees, Congress is attempting to make...

  • Richard Bierig
  • May 2, 2017

Another Court Ruling Leans Toward Better LGBTQ Workplace Bias Protections

[Update, April 5: The Seventh Circuit ruled Tuesday that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides protection from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation,...

  • Matthew Sandler
  • Mar 29, 2017