Labor And Employment (page 5)
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
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
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
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
The Most Common Forms of Wage Theft, and What You Can Do To Fight Back
Wage theft has become the scourge of the American workplace. Millions of people find themselves not getting paid for the actual number of hours they...
- Aug 24, 2015
Judge: Computer Sciences Did Not Pay Overseas Employee for All Hours Worked
Morgan & Morgan has obtained a judgment awarding $150,000 to a former employee of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in a breach of contract lawsuit. The...
- Jan 14, 2015
Morgan & Morgan Seeks Class Certification in Suit Against GA Strip Club
Earlier this month, Morgan & Morgan attorney Andrew Frisch filed a motion seeking conditional certification of class of at least 50 adult entertainers who were...
- Oct 9, 2013
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Little is known about Edward Snowden. Last week, the former Hawaii-based CIA and international contract worker released a trove of classified documents on the National...
- Jun 13, 2013
What Family Members Are Covered under the FMLA?
Although many employees have heard of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), some may not understand the specific rights provided by this important federal...
- Apr 27, 2013