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Supreme Court Turns Overtime Analysis Upside Down

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.

Grand Jury Subpoenas: A Trap for the Unwary, by Jacob Manian

A grand jury subpoena is an indispensable tool for government prosecutors to gather evidence in a criminal investigation. Prosecutors can use a grand jury subpoena to compel individuals to testify under oath before a federal grand jury, or to produce documents or both. Prosecutors can have a grand jury subpoena served on a company as.

An “Older Worker” is How Old?

Most employers know that special rules apply to separation agreements and older workers, if your business has 20 or more employees and is going to let an employee go. BUT–those rules mean older workers, right? Like those in their 60s? Or 50s? Nope. The law protects those 40 years old or older from age discrimination..

Br Proactive to Prevent Employee Theft

Running a small business is hard enough without having to worry about trusted employees stealing from your company. Unfortunately, employee theft is a reality which all small business owners must confront. According to a recent study done by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (“ACFE”), the median loss in the United States related to one.

Overtime Rule Delay: What Does It Mean For You?

Many business owners spent the second half of 2016 prepping and planning for the sweeping so-called “white collar” overtime rules to go into effect on December 1, 2016. But a ruling at the end of November by a Texas federal judge put the proposed changes on hold. They have been on hold ever since. This,.