The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) generally requires employers to pay overtime compensation – for over 40 hours worked per week – to covered employees. However, the law specifies 30 exceptions where overtime is not required to be paid to employees performing certain types of duties. One exception is for “any salesman, partsman, or mechanic.
For the third year in a row, FOS is participating in this summer’s “Food From the Bar” campaign benefiting Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. “Food From the Bar” is a friendly competition among local law firms and legal departments that since its inception in 2016 has raised enough money to provide more than 111,300 meals throughout.
FOS shareholder Laurna Kinnel, president of the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association, attended, on behalf of the Association, the May 21st and May 30th swearing-in ceremonies for the graduates of Marquette University and UW-Madison Law Schools. All lawyers admitted to the Wisconsin Bar sign the Supreme Court Roll (pictured here) as a final step to becoming.
FOS’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Team, The Karen Fox Trotters, will again participate in the September 23, 2018 Komen Race held at Milwaukee’s lakefront. FOS attorney Lauren Maddente, who serves as the Team’s Co-Chair, is seeking runner/walker registrants for the Race and/or donations to support the Race’s purpose of finding a cure.
FOS’s founding shareholder William Fox was honored with the “Hall of Fame” award at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee’s “MVP Salute to Youth” Dinner and Celebration. Bill is the first recipient of the “Hall of Fame” award. Bill is a longtime Clubs Board member and a generous provider of pro bono services.