Labor And Employment (page 4)
New Overtime Rule Change: If You Earn Up to $47K You Get Overtime Pay
This week Vice President Joe Biden and others announced the Obama Administration’s new overtime rule requiring overtime pay for white-collar workers making up to $47,476...
- May 19, 2016
Tampa Women Fight Gender Discrimination in the Workplace
Gender discrimination in the workplace is a major issue for women, leaving them undervalued, underpaid and even wrongfully terminated each year. In Tampa, a former...
- Apr 25, 2016
4 Kentucky Labor Law Requirements Distillery Employees Need to Know
More and more these days, Lexington-area residents are getting into distilling their own bourbon at home. Sometimes the drive is so strong people decide to...
- Apr 22, 2016
Overtime Pay Requirements: 5 Facts You Thought Were Right Are Actually Wrong
As part of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, Congress instituted overtime wages for certain employees who work more than 40 hours in a...
- Apr 21, 2016
Can I Sue for Wage Theft Without Getting Fired?
Employees in the banking and other industries deserve to be fairly compensated for the work they do, including the time they spend working beyond 40...
- Apr 16, 2016
Long-term Unemployment Casts a Shadow Over New Yorkers
New York City ranks as one of the most expensive places to live in the state. The cost of living index is 37% higher than...
- Apr 4, 2016
Tiny Houses Make a Big Scene
Savannah is a charming antebellum town with flying buttresses that mirror the architecture of New Orleans and wrap-around porches that beseech the likeness of Charleston....
- Mar 2, 2016
Tire Plant in Hinds County to Create 2500 Jobs
Jackson residents may be able to take advantage of a new employment opportunity with Continental AG at the company’s new tire plant. Mississippi government recently...
- Feb 19, 2016
Unethical Visas Get Companies Charged
The Magical Kingdom is about to be hit with a slew of lawsuits from its tech savvy subjects in the IT department. Two former employees...
- Feb 10, 2016
Drivers Are Uber Pissed
The sharing economy is seeing its prices slashed. Last week, Uber announced that it’s slashing its base fares, minimum fares, and per minute rates to...
- Feb 10, 2016
Fired Sheriff Strikes Back with $350k Lawsuit
The city of Melbourne was put under a spotlight last year when Brian Lock, a former police chief, sued the city after he was fired...
- Feb 4, 2016
Worker’s Compensation Opt-Out to Be Reconsidered in Tennessee
Tennessee is torn in two about the fate of the common man. Tennessee legislation will soon re-vote on a controversial bill that seeks to allow...
- Feb 2, 2016
What Business Owners and Employees Need to Do When Disaster Strikes
The immense impact of the Aliso Canyon gas well blowout on Porter Ranch and surrounding towns in California is finally being recognized nationwide, yet one...
- Jan 6, 2016
Workplace Abuse: Bullying is Not Just For Kids
Many of us associate bullying with schoolyard fights and childish name-calling. Bullying, however, is a pervasive problem beyond the schoolyard. It occurs among all age...
- Dec 21, 2015
Interns File Class Action Lawsuit Against Olsen Twins' Company
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s company, Dualstar Entertainment Group, allegedly failed to pay its interns. Dualstar, a licensing and manufacturing company, was founded by the now-29...
- Aug 28, 2015